Who we are

The Emerging Payments Association is a thriving community of payments

professionals whose goals are to strengthen and expand the payments

industry to benefit all stakeholders.

Advisory Board

Advisory Board members are nominated and elected to the board based upon their ability to

lead and influence the payments industry. Members of the Advisory Board are both nominated

and voted on by the members of the EPA and serve a term of three years.

What does an EPA Advisory Board member do?

            • Attend all Advisory Board meetings throughout the year
            • Contribute ideas and views relating to the strategy and priorities of the group
            • Contribute content and input to papers produced for regulators, press releases, case studies
            • Work diligently together outside meetings on agreed projects, and if appropriate, mentor one of the EPA’s projects
            • Introduce new prospective members to join the EPA
            • Use their Advisory Board membership to endorse their company’s brand
            • Talk positively about the work done by the industry and the group
            • Represent EPA at industry conferences and events.
            • Provide guidance when required to EPA members

Board Members

The Advisory Board is lead by EPA Asia’s Benefactor Members. The key function of the advisory

board is to provide guidance and recommendations to assist EPA Asia in being the peak body

for the APAC payments community.

Andy White

Chief Executive Officer

Experienced senior leader with proven track record in driving initiatives and customer engagement.

Danielle Szetho

Advisory Board Member

Career Goal: Lead innovative, high performing teams to deliver projects and products that improve the way people live, work and play. In doing so, be a strategic, collaborative leader that drives transformational change.

Steven Xavier Chan

Advisory Board Chair

Senior regulatory and government affairs executive with years of experience conducting international trade, economic and public policy, and in government and industry advocacy.

Camilla Bullock

Director General

I’m a deal maker at heart and years of experience have taught me to listen until I can create a deal where everybody walks away as winners. Using a consultative approach, I build lasting relationships and I endeavour to offer value and insight at all times.

John Ryan

Education Advisor

 John is co-founder of EPA Asia, and is a qualified Management Accountant with over 25 years of wide ranging fintech experience in capital markets and investor communications.  He held many roles, but mainly as regional Asia Pacific strategy head, and now runs PayEd.

Leanne Bradley

Strategic Business Consultant

Connector and consultant that helps businesses realise their potential. Experienced financial services professional with a demonstrated history of working in the wealth, and investment management industry.

Katie Mitchell

Global Head of Government Relations at NIUM

My career has been guided by a passion for channeling the power of technology to drive social impact and change.
When I’m not building the future of impactful financial services, you can find me:
-Advising new startups/non profits (pro-bono consultant)
-Chasing the light to get a great shot – Patagonia has republished some of my photography on several occasions.
-Rowing on our world’s rivers and lakes (I was a dual-sport Division 1 athlete in volleyball and rowing and later competed as an elite rower training alongside members of the US National Team)

Jan McGrath

GM Issuing Products & Operations at Novatti Group

An experienced leader with a diverse global background in product and delivery management, credit card issuing and technologies, retail banking, business transformation, program management, productivity, risk management and vendor management.

Proudly person-focused; engages people to deliver a tailored, comprehensive strategy focusing on business growth, operational efficiency, performance and improved customer experiences.


Nigel Lee

Global Exco Member and SVP Asia Pacific – Ingenico (Worldline)

Nigel sits on the Global Executive Committee for Ingenico and leads the Asia Pacific business. Prior to joining Ingenico Nigel was an Operating Partner at APIS a Global Emerging Markets PE Firm focused on Financial Services. With over 25 years in financial services and fintech, he has held Senior Executive roles in major players across the industry landscape including American Express, Moneygram and FirstData. He also acts as Board Advisor to startups in the Fintech Space. Nigel is based in Singapore.


May Lam

Partner at EY | APAC Payments Leader | Technology Consulting
Experienced and astute Technology, Transformation and People Leader with a track record of delivering corporate profitability, productivity and sustainable competitive performance. May has 20 years of increasingly accountable leadership roles in Banking and Financial Services, Management Consulting, Technology Products and Services industries. May has unique combination of experience as a CIO, CCO and a finance leader who drives strategic transformation to deliver purposeful outcomes and sustainable value to clients, people and society.

Alumni Board Members

The Advisory Board is lead by EPA Asia’s Benefactor Members. The key function of the advisory

board is to provide guidance and recommendations to assist EPA Asia in being the peak body

for the APAC payments community

Malcolm Wright

Chief Compliance Officer

I am an influential and quality-driven C-level business leader with a strong product and technology background who builds and transforms businesses.

Malcolm is a founding member of EPA Asia Advisory Board.

Thomas Hind

Capital Markets Industry Lead

A highly motivated, successful general manager and director of global sales teams directly, indirectly and remotely across multiple cultures, from a regional and corporate perspective to consistently achieve revenue and profit targets. Communicating in a clear and prolific manner has been vital to building and leading successful teams, as is the passion for quality in client interaction.

Mary McHale

Business Development Director

I am an energetic business leader with consistent track record of success in sales and market development. I have received numerous awards and recognition for delivering record-setting sales, and excellence in business development.

Alissa Davies

Fintech Policy

Alissa is a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Business School. During her MBA Summer internship she worked for Google. She studied History at Magdalen College, University of Oxford. After graduating from Oxford, she interned at the F.W. de Klerk Foundation in South Africa and studied Mandarin at Tsinghua University in Beijing. 




Become A Member

Become an EPA Asia member today and be an Influencer in setting the agenda for
Emerging Payments in Asia.