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Jonathan Vaux

Non Executive Director, CardGenY

Jonathan Vaux has over 30 years experience in the payments industry and now advises clients on how to use best practices from innovators and disruptors to develop their own innovation strategies.

He was appointed Executive Director, Innovation Partnerships by Visa Europe in 2014 and built and launched Visa’s London Innovation Centre to help revitalise and reposition Visa within London’s thriving fintech environment.

Jonathan is focused on extending payment capabilities into new digital environments and developing flexible ways for participants to integrate new services into their commerce and banking platforms.

Ultimately, Jonathan brings the ‘voice of the customer’ into any recommendations, making sure all stakeholders’ needs are met in a highly competitive and evolving ecosystem.

Jonathan has held a number of roles since at Visa and American Express, including Commercial Director of V.me, Head of Processing, Head of Alternative Payments, Head of Commercial Solutions and Vice President, Commercial Solutions.

Jonathan holds an honours degree in Law from University College London, and a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.