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Editorial Board: Journal of Payments Strategy & Systems

Upcoming Journal

Journal of Payments Strategy & Systems publishes peer-reviewed articles and case studies analysing best practice, emerging issues and new thinking in how to develop a profitable, customer-focused payments strategy. It examines major issues facing the corporate, wholesale and retail payments industry from a business, risk and operational perspective.... read more

Edited by respected payments expert Gerard Hartsink and guided by an eminent Editorial Board, each quarterly 100-page issue provides practical, detailed analysis of developments and trends in the payments business, regulation, new entrants and technologies and how to bring them all together to define your payments strategy, as well as actionable advice and ‘lessons learned’ from fellow professionals on how payment processing systems can be leveraged to maximise profitability, security and efficiency and minimise risk. It contains no advertising and no advertorial.

Editorial Board

Journal of Payments Strategy & Systems is guided by its expert Editor and Editorial Board who review every article to ensure it is practical, authoritative and relevant:


  • Gerard Hartsink, Industry expert of the payment and identity industries

Editorial Board

  • Holti Banka, PhD, Financial Sector Specialist, The World Bank
  • Mahadevan Balakrishnan, Payment System Development Group, The World Bank
  • Joaquin Bernal, Advisor to the Governor, Central Bank of Colombia
  • Diederik Bruggink, Managing Director, Bruggink Consultancy
  • Anthony J. Carfang, Managing Director, The Carfang Group
  • Gerd Cimiotti, Managing Director, SRC Security Research & Consulting
  • Rodney Gardner, Head, Global Receivables Product Management, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Andrew Gelb, Head of North America Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi
  • Jason Goldberg, General Manager, Elevate Credit
  • Marc Hollanders, Special Adviser on Financial Infrastructure, Bank for International Settlements
  • David B. Humphrey, Professor of Finance, Florida State University
  • Robert M. Hunt, PhD, Senior Vice President & Director, Payment Cards Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • Arif Ismail, Divisional Head of Oversight, South African Reserve Bank
  • Tanai Khiaonarong, Senior Financial Sector Expert, International Monetary Fund
  • Agustin Lago, Client Service Partner, Banking and Financial Services and Insurance, Slalom Consulting
  • Brian Laverdure, Vice President, Payments and Technology Policy, Independent Community Bankers of America
  • Brian Le Sar, Director, Bankable Frontier Associate and CEO, National Payments System Institute
  • Harry Leinonen, PSS Consultancy and former Financial Counsellor, Ministry of Finance, Finland
  • Laura J. Listwan, Senior Vice President, Fifth Third Bank
  • Daniel Littman, Retired, Senior Policy Advisor, Payments, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Daniel J. McCarty, Senior Vice President Payments and Operational Risk Service Support Director, Busey
  • Craig Mondschein, Senior Director, Treasury, Tishman Speyer
  • Ray M. Mulhern, President, The M Consulting Group
  • Liz Oakes, Executive Vice President, Mastercard
  • Michael Pavkovic, Head, Cash Services, RBC
  • Michael Salmony, Executive Adviser, equensWorldline SE
  • Colleen J. Taylor, Head of Treasury Management and Merchant Services, Capital One Bank
  • Marcus Treacher, SVP Customer Success, Ripple
  • Ron van Wezel, Senior Analyst, Aite Group
  • Ruth Wandhöfer, Chair, Payments Systems Regulator