Alan Smith

Head of Payments and Banking Services, Post Office (Member until 1 March 2017)
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Alan Smith has over 17 years’ experience in the payments industry and is currently the Head of Payments and Banking Services at The Post Office. He is responsible for delivering the strategy for payment & banking products, including: Personal and Business Banking for UK banks, ATMs, Bill Payments, Postal Orders, Gift and Pre-paid cards.

Previously he was Strategic Partner Director at Accertify (American Express), a specialist provider of payment risk management solutions. Prior to that, Mr. Smith was Account Director & BACS Solution Supplier Manager at VocaLink. He was responsible for developing new payment initiatives using Faster Payments plus enabling the first non-bank access to the Faster Payments Scheme.

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