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Mathieu Barthélémy
Mathieu has been working at Worldline in Digital Banking teams for 10 years. He started as a software engineer before spending a number of years as a team leader in Mobile Banking Apps. Interested in topics such as user experience and customer journey, he then joined the business development team. Nowadays, Mathieu works as a product manager on the Digital Banking Platform, a solution designed to support Worldline’s customers in their Open Banking strategy.
Silvie Calsacy
After extensive experience in payments as a banker, Sylvie joined Worldline in 2012. She is now responsible for developing the payments strategy for Worldline, with a focus on global, transversal topics requiring an industrialised, cross business line approach. A true payment expert, Sylvie is able to manage multiple business initiatives in an entrepreneurial environment, working with multiple disciplines from R&D, Product Management, through to Sales. Her ability to identify strategic needs, lead all aspects of planning with sound business recommendations, and generate alignment with key business partners, means her role is truly end-to-end, from strategy to active business generation.
Cezara Ceobanu 
Cezara has been working at equensWorldline since 2012. She is an experienced Business Manager in payments industry with diverse knowledge covering digital & mobile payments, identity validation, digital engagement services, data privacy & business intelligence. Her playground is combining strategic and innovative thinking with substantial technological, marketing, product and operational knowledge.
Elena Di Simone 
Elena has been working at this company since 2011. Her current role is Senior Communications Consultant. As a spokesperson, she is additionally responsible for media contacts, press releases and other means of communication to keep stakeholders and third parties well informed about future developments of the market.
Monique Dijkman 
Working in the payment industry for many years, Monique Dijkman, Consultant at equensWorldline, is responsible for Card Payment solutions. She represents equensWorldline in Europe in several organisations which develop card payment standards, Nexo, IFSF and Acquiris.
Edward van Dooren 
Edward started working in payments in 2003. He gained extensive experience in the field of payments in various roles. In his current role as a consultant and strategy analysis, he focuses on monitoring the European payments industry, developing the strategy process within equensWorldline (including strategy execution) and M & A. His passion lies in achieving an easy, secure and efficient payment system.
Paul Jennekens 
Paul has been working for this company since 2006 in various roles, including that of Manager Product Management. In his current role in the Product Strategy & Innovation department, he is closely involved in the introduction of new services and initiatives. For instance, Paul is jointly responsible for formulating and communicating messages to different target groups using a variety of means of communication, including social media, events and newsletters.
Elmira Jubanyshkaliyeva 
Elmira has been working at this company since 2015. Previously, with over 15 year of experience in banking, having a consultancy background, fulfilled a number of senior positions at Royal Bank of Scotland and ABN AMRO focusing on payments. Now as a Senior Product Marketing Manager at equensWorldline, she is responsible for Payments Processing Back-Office. Elmira enjoys working directly with clients, understanding their needs and creating solutions that fulfil those needs.
Michael van Leeuwen 
Michael has been with this company since 2008, as a Relationship Manager and Senior Market Manager. As an Account Executive he is currently responsible for strengthening the business position of this company with two large Dutch banks.
Mark Munne 
With over a decade of experience in payments, Mark Munne, Senior Product Marketing Manager at equensWorldline, is responsible for Clearing and Settlement for both batch payments as well as instant payments. He represents equensWorldline in Europe in the EACHA Innovation Group and several ECB led Task Forces on Instant Payments and TARGET2.
Tom Nijenhuis 
Tom Nijenhuis is General Manager Corporate Affairs at this company. He is responsible for Strategy, Communications and Legal. Tom has been working for this company since 2004. In his various roles he has gained a lot of experience and knowledge about the European payments industry. In his current role his focus is on technical and legal developments in the payments industry, as well as changes in the payment behaviour of consumers.
Michael Salmony 
Dr. Michael Salmony, Executive Adviser to the BoD is known for business innovations especially in the internet and financial services space. He represents national geographies, banking consortia and industry sectors for example within the European Commission and the EPC. Before entering the world of finance he helped transform many industries through diverse international managerial roles at IBM for many years. He was educated at Cambridge University, UK.
Michael Schilder 
Since 2006, Michael has a role in the product development at this company. In his role as Product Manager Product Development CSM & Generic systems he is involved in the development of various products related to SEPA. He is responsible for SEPA web services including banking modules.
Michael Steinbach
Michael Steinbach (1961) has been CEO of this company since 1 January 2012. Prior to this, he held the position of Chairman of the this company Board of Directors as from 1 May 2007. Before he was appointed Chairman, he was Deputy Chairman, a position he held from the incorporation of this company on 30 November 2006. From July 2003, Michael was spokesman of the Board of Directors of Transaktionsinstitut für Zahlungsverkehrsdienstleistungen. During his career, Michael has gained extensive payments expertise. He is a member of many national and international payment committees.
Eric van Vuuren 
Eric has been working at this company since 1996. His interests are developments in the field of innovation, internet and mobile payments. For several years, Eric worked as a Consultant / Business Developer in the strategy department of this company. In his current role, Eric focuses on the changes and opportunities that present themselves through innovation, new technologies and regulations.
Tom Wijnen 
Tom Wijnen has been working for this company since 2001. After the management and development of several Dutch payment products, he has been involved in the establishment of the SEPA portfolio of this company. Tom has extensive knowledge of the payment system and has done work for the European Payment Council. As a Product Marketing Manager, he is responsible for ePayments, eMandates and Corporate Payment Services.
Marcel Woutersen 
Marcel has been working at this company since 1990. His current role is Senior Communications Consultant. As a spokesperson, he is additionally responsible for media contacts and drawing up press releases and other means of communication to keep stakeholders well informed about future developments.