Our Team (Issuer and Acquirer Payments Processing)

Mangala Martinus

Mangala Martinus

Managing Director, Sydney

mangala.martinus@paymentsconsulting.com

With over 24 years’ experience in the financial services and payments industries, Mangala has a proven track record in developing and executing innovative and practical business strategy based on detailed market and financial analysis that delivers profitable long term strategic outcomes.

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During the RBA payments system reform process he was a representative on the ATM Industry Steering Group and EFTPOS Steering Group. He is the founder of the Australian ATM and Branch Automation Market Study and chairs the ATM Round Table. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Technology, Sydney, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW.

Rod Tasker

Rod Tasker

Associate, Melbourne

rod.tasker@paymentsconsulting.com

Rod consults in strategic management and innovative solution delivery in the banking and finance industry. He has experience in Australia and internationally and is an expert in payment services, e-commerce and transaction banking.

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Rod has a track record in defining, designing and driving profitable business change and product innovation based on an in-depth appreciation of both business and technology. Rod has a BSc (Computer Science), BA (Maths and Philosophy), Grad Dip Business (Bank and Finance) and AICD Directors accreditation.

Andrew Weaver

Andrew Weaver

New Zealand Country Manager & Wellington Lead, Wellington

andrew.weaver@paymentsconsulting.com

Andrew is a payments and cards specialist with more than 25 years' hands-on management, strategic consultancy and systems development experience built throughout New Zealand, Australia, Asia and the Middle East.

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He is an experienced and well-respected manager and consultant in the payments industry. Hailing from a technical background Andrew brings a comprehensive knowledge of cards processing and technologies. He applies that knowledge to deliver business-focused solutions in product delivery, service management, fraud and risk mitigation and problem/issue resolution.

Faisal Omar

Faisal Omar

Associate, Sydney

faisal.omar@paymentsconsulting.com

Faisal has over 15 years' of experience in product marketing, pre-sales, new business development and operations across ICT, telecommunications, e-commerce, mobile payments and mobile financial services sectors. With his consultative skills, Faisal has helped setup pioneering e-commerce startups during his career in the UK, Africa and the Middle East.

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He has demonstrated the ability to deliver accelerated market growth, significant cost reductions and enhanced customer loyalty on the projects he has worked on. Faisal holds a Master of Business Administration from Middlesex University, London.

Dick Lam

Dick Lam

Associate, Sydney

With more than 15 years’ experience in analysis and financial modelling, Dick has worked with organisations in over 10 industries. He has assisted companies in areas including M&A, pricing, budgeting, tenders, business case and financial modelling.

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In addition he has delivered more than 50 seminars on business, public speaking, presenting, PowerPoint and self-development. He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the University of New South Wales.

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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