Paul Stoddart | Deputy CEO
VocaLink | United Kingdom

Paul Stoddart, Deputy CEO, VocaLink

In his 20 year career in financial services, Paul has enjoyed a variety of senior roles prior to VocaLink, most recently at Barclays Bank 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 12 years at RBS in Group Corporate Development and in Global Transactions Services where he ran Product and Marketing for WorldPay and led M&A and Corporate Development activities including developing commercial relationships with Fortune 500 companies such as Apple, Google, Adobe and eBay. 

Paul joined the Board of VocaLink Ltd in June 2012 as Managing Director responsible for Strategy, Corporate Development, Marketing and the UK & International Product portfolio incl. BACS, Faster Payments, Mobile and Immediate Payment Services. 

In January 2017 he was announced as Deputy CEO - a role which will see him play an even stronger part in ensuring that innovation continues to thrive at VocaLink and across the wider payments ecosystem.   
Outside of VocaLink, Paul has held several Non-Executive Director roles in UK Fintech, most recently for Invitation Digital, the UK's leading digital voucher and gifting business now majority owned by Vodafone Group, and currently LoyalZoo a leading digital loyalty solution for merchants.

With a passion for innovation and an instinct for efficiency, Paul strives to push the boundaries of what’s possible in banking and payments, leading an expert team as they design and deliver payment technology globally.

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