Bottomline Technologies provides collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The company’s solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes involving payments, invoicing, global cash management, supply chain finance and transactional documents.
Ed Adshead-Grant is the leader for Bottomline’s Payments and Cash Management business. He is responsible for driving the strategic development in Bottomline’s Fintech offerings via organic growth and acquisitions. Based in London, the work covers client projects in areas such as Faster Payments, SWIFT, Paym, Bacs, Direct Debits, EBICS, Fedwire, SEPA and more across the payments ecosystem.
Adshead-Grant has 20 years’ experience in the payment industry, having worked at leading IT software and service companies. He has held a number of global strategy, product and client management roles with PwC, First Data and Hewlett-Packard. He has launched country start-ups and new payment products in a number of regions. His experience spans from loyalty programs, prepaid, debit and credit cards to cheques processing, ACH payments, SWIFT financial messaging and in recent years the digital experience, as organisations modernise their customer journey. He has a particular expertise in defining the operating model for clients looking to share risks and maximise the value of an outsourcing partnership over the long term.
Adshead-Grant studied in both Scotland and Canada for his first degree before completing an MBA at Cranfield and the AMP at Harvard Business School.
Richard is an expert on UK Domestic, SEPA, and SWIFT based payments and collections. Based in Reading, UK, Richard combines more than 18 years of industry experience, including working for Bacs and VocaLink, with a broad understanding of UK and European payment regulations setting Bottomline’s payments-related product portfolio and strategy in the EMEA region.