A serial entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience in banking, payments and fintech, Nick Ogden is the founder of ClearBank and the bank’s Chairman. In his role as Chairman, Nick is responsible for guiding ClearBank’s continued growth and success in the UK and abroad.
Prior to ClearBank, Nick founded and lead a number of other companies. The most notable of these is WorldPay, which he founded in 1997. The first Internet payment service to guarantee transactions worldwide, Nick helped WorldPay grow to over 270 employees, 20,000 customers across 120 countries and e-commerce transactions in excess of $2billion per year, before the company was acquired by The Royal Bank of Scotland in 2002. Nick also founded Multi Media Investments Limited, a research and development company, in 1993, and Voice Commerce Group, the UK’s first non bank Payments Institution, in 2009.
Nick has been recognised for a number of industry awards including: the UK Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the Computer World Global IT Leaders award, the ID People Awards and the National Business Awards UK Entrepreneur of the Year.