Company: Defrayal Limited
Position: Founder

Alan Smith

Alan is the founder of Defrayal Limited, a payments consultancy business working with banks, payment providers and retailers to provide expert guidance on all things payments. Until March 2017, he was Head of Payments & Banking at The Post Office where he was responsible for all card and cheque processing for the group as well as owning the payment products strategy for; ATMs, Bill Payment, Postal Orders, Pre-paid cards, Ticket & Travel services.

In addition to this he was also a member of the PSR’s Payment Strategy Forum developing and implementing the UK payment strategy. Prior to the Post Office, he held senior positions within the payments industry including; Accertify, VocaLink, and DataCash.