Peter has over 40 years business and IT experience, four with a major European retailer (C&A Brenninkmeyer), 17 with a UK clearing bank (National Westminster Bank) and 24 as Managing Director and owner of PSE Consulting. He is from a processing and IT background, has led and managed major development projects and also had extensive operational responsibility for delivering POS solutions, extensive bespoke retail systems and credit card related services. He has particular expertise in regulation, M&A, payments strategy, gateway processing, interbank schemes and retailer systems. He also has an extensive knowledge of acquiring, alternative payments, debit and credit cards, card schemes and interchange. Over the past 21 years, he has been responsible for the management of over 1,500 payments assignments for clients within the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and India. He is well known in the EU’s payments business and is a frequent speaker at conferences and writer on topical payments issues.