Scott Abrahams

Executive Vice President, Channel Partnerships, Global Commercialization Office

Scott Abrahams is Executive Vice President, Channel Partnerships, Global Commercialization at Mastercard. In this role, Scott is responsible for building and leading his team to drive forward the execution of Mastercard’s global Channel Partnership strategy, including account management, business and solution development. Prior to this role Scott was SVP Business Development and Fintech, leading much of Mastercard’s commercial operation in UK and with global customers based in the UK.  In addition to his UK and Ireland responsibilities, Scott was the European Executive Sponsor for Mastercard’s Priceless Planet Coalition and tasked with leveraging our partnerships in the region to meet our goal of restoring 100 million trees to the planet by 2025.

Before joining Mastercard, Scott was Vice President and General Manager of Global Supplier Relations EMEA at American Express. He was responsible for revenues from suppliers such as British Airways, Emirates, Air France and Hilton. He has held the positions of VP of Client Management UK and GM Nordics at American Express. He previously worked as Head of Relationship Management at Barclays Bank, focusing on implementing innovation, change, motivation, and culture within his team.

Scott began his career at Sainsbury’s as a graduate trainee manager, rising to Deputy Store Manager and then moving to Project Management where he was accountable for the movement and banking of all Sainsbury’s physical and electronic turnover.

Scott studied Economics and Law at the University of Leicester in England