Our Team (Cash-in-Transit)

George Nearchou

George Nearchou

Associate, Sydney

george.nearchou@paymentsconsulting.com

George has over 30 years’ experience in commercialising technology, developing innovative customer relationship processes, leading large multinationals and a proven track record in growing high tech businesses serving banking, retail and healthcare. He has held roles as General Manager of Group Strategy, VP of Sales and Marketing, International Marketing Director and Managing Director.

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Over the last 10 years he has developed strategic partnership and business models based on pragmatic methodologies that have helped many businesses transform into companies with a sustainable competitive advantage both in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

George has also spent many years investigating the end-to-end cash cycle and how to best lower the total cost of cash for retail banking, major retailers and hospitality. He has experience in integrating the latest in ATM, IDM, and recycling technologies, with the right software and security solutions supported by single point managed services to optimise and streamline cash handling minimising the total number of touch points and lowering the total cost. He Holds a BSc in Physics, Psychology at ANU, Masters Business Marketing at UNSW and post graduate studies at Harvard Business School on Building Competitive Advantage, Strategy and Managing Change.

Luis Fernandes

Luis Fernandes

Associate, Sydney

luis.fernandes@paymentsconsulting.com

Luis has over five years experience in the consulting environment mainly in financial services and payments industries across multiple regions. Luis helped several organisations to improve their performance by delivering innovative and sustainable ideas, while identifying opportunities both inside and outside the organisation.

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Luis holds several academic studies: a Master of Business Administration from the Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands; a Master in International Business and a Master in Commerce from the University of Sydney where he was honored with "Recognition of Academic Achievement and Valued Contribution".

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