John is the Founder and Managing Director of Eclipse Enterprise Consulting, a specialist payments consultancy practice providing strategic, interim management, consultancy and advisory support to companies engaged in banking, consumer lending, cross-border remittance and card payments. As a leading professional in the card and payments sectors, John brings a unique blend of technical expertise, industry knowledge, product innovation, strong governance and international experience.
A financial services practitioner with over 25 years of experience, he has worked with some of the world’s leading financial institutions, as well as established Fintechs and start-ups, where he has gained an in-depth understanding of the complexities in delivering change initiatives across large-scale business, operational and regulated environments. His domain expertise across the payments value chain includes market entry, processor and partner evaluation, compliance and risk management, credit and debit issuing, Scheme membership and regulatory license applications.
In addition to having served in a number of executive positions during his career, John has also held non-executive positions with Visa and MasterCard in the UK, as well as advisory roles, including Jaja Finance, where he supported the successful bid for the Bank of Ireland and Post office credit card back-book.