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UK, 9th October 2020: Konsentus today announced that Fredrik Neumann, Kathy Heath and Clare Haskins have joined Konsentus in senior leadership roles as Financial Institutions across the EEA embrace Open Banking.
Fredrik Neumann, VP Business Development Nordics, has over 20 years of experience within the Finance, Telecommunications and Payments sectors. He has held senior positions at Wirecard, Paysafe, Resurs Bank, Prove and Inmodo.
Kathy Heath, who has successfully scaled sales teams both Globally and in EMEA, joins as VP Business Development France and Benelux. She has significant payments experience gained from working at large institutional banks such as Barclays and Citi and also at other global payments and prepaid businesses comprising Wirecard, InComm and Travel Tags.
Clare Haskins, who joins Konsentus as VP Strategic Partnerships, is a specialist in channel design and enablement having worked across both the Payments and Telecommunications sectors building propositions and routes to market. Most recently she was a Senior Director at EVO Payments International building effective sales models in the key regulatory areas of risk and anti-money laundering.
Mike Woods, CEO, Konsentus stated “Kathy, Fredrik, and Clare are dynamic senior leaders with a wealth of experience between them. They join Konsentus at a time when we’re really seeing Open Banking taking off across the EEA. They will be working with our partners and clients across Europe to help them bring innovative Open Banking solutions to market in a safe and secure way – ensuring end-user customer data and funds are always protected.”
Fredrik Neumann, VP, Business Development commented: “I am joining Konsentus at a really exciting time in the Open Banking journey. As Financial Institutions look to offer their customers better ways to access their financial data and funds, they need to be sure that this is being done in a safe and secure ecosystem. I’m looking forward to working with them to help minimise their risk of Open Banking fraud.”
Konsentus protects Financial Institutions against PSD2 Open Banking fraud. Konsentus Verify is the only SaaS-based API solution in the market providing Financial Institutions with real-time Third Party Provider (TPP) identity & regulatory checking services. When a Financial Institution gives access to a TPP through its dedicated interface, it needs to be confident that it is not putting its customers’ data at risk. Quickly and easily deployed, Konsentus Verify enables Financial Institutions to protect their customers from the risk of Open Banking fraud.