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.