Greg Toussaint is a Director at Edgar, Dunn & Company (EDC) based in the Paris office. He has more than 15 years of consulting payments experience with EDC in business strategy for financial services clients in Asia, Europe, Middle-East and the Americas. Greg has worked in EDC London's, Sydney's and Paris' offices and developed global perspectives on payments. He has gained extensive knowledge in both retail and B2B payments, including card products, instant payments and alternative forms of payments while working for a diversity of actors in the payments space (e.g. central banks, issuing and acquiring banks, international and domestic payment schemes, merchants and payment providers). His areas of expertise are strategy development, strategic planning, market analysis and market entry strategy, product development and business case development advising multinational companies in different industries.
Greg has developed in-depth expertise in the travel and retail payments space, working extensively with both demand-side clients (e.g. airlines, hotels, rail operators, luxury and omnichannel merchants) and supply-side clients (e.g. schemes, issuers, omnichannel payment providers). For instance, Greg led an extensive RFI and RFP process for IATA to select providers for IATA EasyPay (a pay-as-you-go wallet for travel agents) in more than 100 countries. Greg regularly contributes to leading publications such as EDC’s Advanced Payments Report and is a frequent conference speaker and chairman at events focused on payments and cards business such as the MRC, Trustech or Commercial Payments International. Greg holds a Masters in Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences from both Grenoble Institute of Technology in France and Barcelona Tech (UPC) in Spain.