As an acknowledged payments industry expert Phil set up his own specialist advisory service, Resource Associates, upon leaving MasterCard in May 2010. Phil has set up alliances with other specialists and forged excellent relationships with legislative/ regulatory bodies and payment schemes in order to provide ‘best of breed’ solutions and services. Phil has many retained clients, including Visa EU, and sits on the board of P&P Ratings Ltd and PSI Pay Limited; he is also retained by VRL Financial News as a contributor and technical author.
Prior to this Phil spent eight years as VP & Business Development Director of MasterCard Europe where, amongst his other achievements, he was instrumental in the introduction of prepaid to Europe. In doing so Phil has forged relationships with the major banking players, third party service providers and governmental regulatory bodies and lobbyists.
Phil has had a successful, and diverse, career encompassing retail banking where he was Senior Manager and Group Head of Lloyds TSB’s B2B consumer finance division. Prior to that Phil held positions within Xerox corporation culminating in Regional Manager - Middle East where he spent several years developing the acceptance of the Xerox brand.