Mobile Payments: The Next Big Thing?

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Most major banks already offer the Paym mobile payment service, while Barclays also has Pingit. Apple Pay is expected to launch in the UK shortly. How attractive will these services prove to be for bank customers? Are mobile payments a “Trojan horse” threat to banks, giving the technology giants a way into the sector? We look at the opportunities and risks of the new services.


Speakers Include:


Travers Clarke-Walker, Chief Marketing Officer- International Group, Fiserv

Travers Clarke-Walker is Chief Marketing Officer - International Group and was previously Managing Director of Europe, Middle East at Fiserv (NASDAQ: FISV). Appointed in January 2014, Clarke-Walker leads now the Marketing, Strategy, Investor Relations and Communications for the International Division. He is an established thought leader in the FinTech sector and regularly speaks and writes across the sector, and was this year’s chair of the judging panel for FinTech50. Prior to joining Fiserv, Clarke-Walker was the Managing Director for Innovation & Payments at Barclays Retail Bank, where he brought to market, Pingit, the UK largest mobile-to-mobile, peer-to-peer payments platform, and Cloudit the banks revolutionary document storage platform. BeSpoke for Barclays Customers, My Business Works – Software Package for Small Business Owners and the roll out of Personalised Debit Card were also brought to market under his leadership. Before his appointment to Managing Director, Clarke-Walker was the Product & Marketing Director for Business Banking. Prior to joining Barclays, Clarke-Walker was Sales & Marketing Director for EDF Energy, where he oversaw a holistic rebranding initiative for the company, and partnered with the London Olympics as the Bid and Country Sponsor and the Nectar program, bringing Nectar Points to millions of energy customers. Clarke-Walker is a Fellow of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management and a Member of the Chartered Management Institute.


Sarah Walton, Identity Assurance Programme (IDAP), Government Digital Services, Cabinet Office


Sarah co-founded a in the early nineties and has worked in digital ever since. She advises governments and businesses on their approach to digital


Paul Stoddart, Managing Director, Strategy & Business Development, VocaLink

Paul joined the Board of Vocalink in 2012, responsible for strategy, corporate development, marketing and the UK and International portfolios, including Bacs, Faster Payments, Mobile and Immediate Payment Services. Paul's previous role was at Barclays where he was responsible for M&A and Asset Disposals for Barclaycard globally, covering Credit Card Issuing, Merchant Acquiring, Retail & Motor Finance, Loyalty & Reward. Prior to this Paul spent over 10 years at RBS where he held a number of senior roles in Group Corporate Development and Retail and latterly in Global Transactions Services where he ran Product and Marketing for WorldPay for 4 years and then led

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