[Moderator] Head of Payment Consultancy at Icon Solutions
Esther is Head of Payment Consultancy at Icon Solutions, a UK scale up offering paytech solutions to accelerate digital transformation. Esther has a background in Banking, Payments & Fintech, worked for approximately 10 years in global transaction services at ABN Amro & RBS/Natwest in different roles from Sales to Management. She was partner at Innopay, a Dutch strategy consultancy firm in digital transactions, and chaired expert groups for ShoppingTomorrow, a platform for retailers and ecommerce.
Next to her current role at Icon, Esther is also Secretary to the Board of Holland Fintech - the digital finance community in the Netherlands and Executive Board Member at EWPN, a European network of women and young professionals active in Finance, Payments and Fintech. She is passionate about how the financial industry and fintech can play a key role in making finance more inclusive so people, businesses and societies can become more resilient to change. As such she is a strong advocate in promoting the value of DEI (diversity & inclusion) in improving business performance and accelerating digital transformation across the industry.