David Parker

Director Polymath Consulting

David is the founder and CEO of Polymath Consulting who work on projects and advise organisations across the Cards & Payments industry. 

David is also an active mentor, NED and advisor to boards.  He advises and/or sits on the boards of:  Cybertonica, 3S Money Club, Trezeo, Pie People and Curve along with others.

His most recent project is the launch of a new company with two colleagues called Konsentus that facilitates checking the identity & regulatory status of Third Party Providers to ensure Financial Institutions are PSD2 open banking compliant.

In consultancy he has worked across the complete value chain helping banks with their overall E-Money/Prepaid and Emerging Payments strategy right through to market entry analysis; as well as working with telcos, processors and  programme managers on segment analysis, certification and membership applications.  

Geographically his client assignments have covered Russia, South Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia; in reality clients have come from all continents other an Antarctic.

He is an active contributor to forums on linkedin and a regular media commentator on the future of e-money/emerging payments. 

He is co-chair of the People in Emerging Payments forum on linkedin and chairs conferences and events from Mumbai to Moscow; Las Vegas to London and Johannesburg/Nairobi in Africa to Colombo/Sri Lanka. 

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