Andrea Dunlop is an international Executive, angel investor and non-executive Director. She was formerly CEO of Merchant Acquiring, a UK/ EU regulated business she established in 2013 for the Paysafe Group. With in-depth knowledge across many aspects of payments; Andrea is highly-regarded in the payments industry; she has been named one of ‘Most Influential Women in Payments in 2018’, Banking Technology’s ‘Woman in PayTech’ in 2018, ‘Payments Pioneer’ by the UK Payment Awards in 2017, voted in Payments Power 10, a list of the top ten influential contributors to the payments industry in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Andrea is the Chairwoman of the Emerging Payments Association’s Advisory Board; Board member of the European Women in Payments Network; Board for the Women in Payments Network (global). She also sits on several industry forums. She is a passionate speaker and supporter of diversity and inclusion, as well as financial inclusion, championing and challenging the industry to deliver better financial products for the benefit of all.
Prior to joining Paysafe, Andrea ran her own consultancy in the financial services and payments sectors. Previous to that Andrea served 13 years in the Royal Air Force.