Andrea joined Access to lead the newly formed Payments division in August 2020. She is passionate about the payments industry and a keen supporter of diversity and inclusion, as well as financial inclusion, championing and challenging the industry to deliver better financial products for the benefit of all.
Andrea is highly-regarded in the payments industry; she has been recognized with numerous industry awards including being named one of the ‘Most Influential Women in Payments in 2018’, and appearing in Payments Power 10, a list of the top ten influential contributors to the payments industry in 2016/17/18/19. Andrea is the Chairwoman of the Emerging Payments Association’s Advisory Board and Board member of the European Women in Payments Network. She also sits on several industry forums including the Payment Systems Regulator in the UK.
Andrea was formerly CEO of Merchant Acquiring, a UK/ EU regulated business she established in 2013 for the Paysafe Group. Prior to joining Paysafe, Andrea ran her own consultancy in the financial services and payments sectors. Previously she served 13 years in the Royal Air Force.
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