Company: Global Processing Services
Position: Managing Director (EMEA)
EPA Roles: Mentor & Event Speaker

Suresh Vaghjiani

Suresh is Managing Director (EMEA) at Global Processing Services (GPS) an award winning processor for prepaid and stored value. GPS provides services to some of the largest prepaid programs globally as well as providing services to challenger banks. The platform is not only known for its flexibility and reliability but it is also ranked as the fastest growing processor in Europe.  He is also an elected advisory member of the emerging payments association which brings together companies across the emerging payments spectrum to help shape the future of the payments industry landscape

Suresh brings a wealth of knowledge in global payments. In his former role as Head of Issuing at Optimal Payments PLC, Suresh successfully established the Issuing and newly formed Card Services division. Being a founding member of Kalixa Payments Group, in his role as Head of Kalixa Pay, Suresh worked with TfL to pilot some of the first contactless prepaid products to use on the London transport network. In 2011, he launched the first ever contactless wristwatch in the UK. This is in addition to being responsible for launching the first App controlled NFC solution for iphone in Europe.

Suresh was recently selected to join the working group for the Payment Strategy Forum which will help shape changes in the payments industry that the FCA will make through the Payment Systems Regulator. A solution driven innovator, with a track record of developing products and services that meet the customers’ current and future needs, Suresh is passionate about innovation and bringing the prepaid sector to the main stream. He has a substantial understanding of electronic money, throughout its complete value chain from Issuing to Acquiring, with strategic knowledge on what works and does not work in various international markets. Suresh was recently voted into the Prepaid Power 10, a top ten list of key influencers in the prepaid industry.