Ian a former banker with HSBC, for the past 17 years Ian has been involved in the conception, design and development of online reference data portals & delivery systems for the international banking community e.g. SWIFT’s SWIFTRef business unit. In developing these systems he extended the use of payments reference data into systems designed for corporate use; payments and e-invoice validations. He is also a published author of books (in Italian) on how to gain commercial benefits from the internet.
Roel is a founder and co-owner of several innovating businesses. His early ventures included the development of international e-invoicing solutions. His recent ventures include CargoLedger (Smart Form and Blockchain solutions in logistics and finance) and Logisa (social supply chain management in Africa). Related to e-invoicing, Roel currently manages SimplerInvoicing (the Dutch PEPPOL authority) and is still involved in European working groups like EESPA and EN dealing with European adoption of electronic procurement.
Andrew has been in the reference data industry for over 20 years and has held various roles across the globe combining his reference data expertise and commercial experience. Andrew was formerly with SWIFT, and was part of the management team of the reference data business line, SWIFTRef. He was also responsible for partner strategy and was global head of the SWIFTRef Partner programme. He has extensive experience in developing and managing strategic relationships and has managed key projects with a number of payment infrastructures including European Payments Council, Euro Banking Association, Pay UK and Banking and Payments Federation Ireland.
Formerly, a senior banker with the UBI Banca Group, responsible for International Trade and Payment Systems. He has a deep knowledge of: Correspondent Banking, Trade Finance & Cash Management. In addition, he has developed: (a) business intelligence tools to analyse interbank messaging traffic and (b) Transaction Banking Lab which matches banks’ demands with the various solutions available in the fintech market.