CEO & Chairman
Ray joined PrePay Solutions in 2004, after holding senior finance roles within retail, finance and information services businesses for more than 20 years. He was Finance Director of the Intelligence Unit at The Economist for five years and has also worked at United News & Media, Telstar Electronic Studios and Woolworths. Alongside his role at PrePay Solutions, Ray also sits on the advisory board of the UK Global Prepaid Exchange association.
Since taking on the role of Managing Director in June 2012, Ray has overseen a period of sustained growth within the company, focusing around the launch of PrePay Solutions’ end to end mobile payments platform. He has also overseen long term projects with some of the biggest names in the retail, telecoms and E-commerce markets. In September of 2013 Ray was appointed to the position of Chairman, alongside his duties as Managing Director.
Chief Commercial Officer
Having enjoyed a prominent role in the retail IT team at Debenhams, Tessa joined PrePay Solutions in 2004. Since then, she has played an integral part in PrePay Solutions’ partnerships with a number of key, long standing clients, in terms of both business & product development and platform architecture and core operations. In her current role, Tessa is responsible for all aspects of the relationship with our clients including account and roadmap development, service management & project delivery.
Chief Finance Officer
Matthieu took over as Chief Finance Officer in July 2014, after having made the move to London from Stockholm. Before joining PrePay Solutions, Matthieu was responsible for Admin & Finance at Edenred Sweden and Finland for 3 years. He has a MS in Accounting & Finance & Technologies alongside two finance-related postgraduate degrees. He joined the Accor/Edenred Group 9 years ago, and also worked in Hungary and Slovakia although he is originally from Northern France.
Matthieu splits his time between our offices in Swindon and London.
Chief Legal & Compliance Officer
Julian joined PPS in 2014 as Chief legal and Compliance Officer, Company Secretary and MLRO. A UK qualified lawyer, Julian has worked in-house in the payments and financial services industry for over 15 years. In his current role Julian is responsible for the company’s interrelated corporate governance functions of Security, Compliance, Risk Management, Financial Crime prevention and Legal.
Chief Operations Officer
After 16 years in the ACCOR/Edenred Group, Eric joined PrePay Solutions to take over as Chief Operations Officer in September 2014. Whilst at Edenred, from 2006 to mid-2013, Eric was CIO South America & USA, and in charge of building and rolling out the card authorization platform which processes all Edenred Solutions in Brazil, Mexico and Chile (over 400 million transactions per year). After this international experience, he was appointed as Corporate Deputy Director in charge of the worldwide authorization platform and IT strategy for Edenred.
With his 10 years’ experience in payment platforms, he is today in charge of preparing the infrastructure and improving the processes to meet our strong growth expectations.
Chief Development and Solutions Officer
Eric joined PrePay Solutions at its very beginnings in 2001. Starting as lead software engineer, Eric’s contribution and role grew throughout the years, and his team is now responsible for delivering all software and solutions that power the PrePay Solutions payments platform. In the past, Eric also led the Technical Architecture and Database teams at PrePay Solutions.
He constantly strives to find the right balance between reliability, flexibility, efficiency and security in all software and solutions delivered to customers. Eric is passionate about both technology and the payments industry and is very excited by the innovations still to come in these areas.
Prior to his role at PrePay solutions, Eric worked for large consultancies in various domains, including financial services, air traffic control, and defense.