About Liz Oakes
I am an experienced leader and board director, managing and growing global critical business services in a regulated market, at scale. An expert payments professional with a background in clearing and settlement, the design, marketing and sale of new payment systems, and the development of innovative payment solutions in wholesale, corporate and retail banking. An adaptable and confident executive with strong strategy, risk management; sales; analytical; organizing and presentation skills based on a range of management and project roles in the payments industry and in retailing.
Prior to management roles, I have been focused on payments strategy and the customer-outcome based design of payment systems, product design and solutions. I worked on the strategy and design of faster payments in retail banking in the UK, Australia and the U.S.A., and instant payments for the euro and previously on SEPA. I am passionate about delivering relevant and customer-centric payment innovations and harnessing the power of richer data.