Julian Little

Head of Strategy and Product
Tamam Finance

Julian is working in Riyadh with Tamam Finance who are pioneering 100% digital consumer micro finance services in the region.   The services include instant approval for embedded finance in Ecommerce checkouts.   He is also cofounder of TicknPay Technology.   

Over the last 25 years Julian has had leadership roles in management, product, business development, and operations across both payment startups and large corporates.  These roles have been in multiple segments of the payments ecosystem including prepaid card issuing, processing, distribution, acquiring, loyalty, core bank and retail technology.  Julian led the Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Finance prepaid card business in UAE from concept to the largest portfolio of programs in the region issuing over 1.2 million cards in the 4 years from launch.   Following this, Julian consulted to large scale prepaid programs in Europe and successfully launched the TicknPay mobile first purchase management platform in 2018.  Both the MAF and TicknPay programs have been recognised by winning multiple awards in the MENA region.