Seamus Smith was appointed as CEO of Sage Pay, part of the Sage Group plc, in July 2015. Sage Pay is a leading provider of e-commerce and face to face payment solutions for small and medium businesses. He is also responsible for Sage’s FCA regulated faster payments business, Sage Payments. Seamus joined Sage from PayPoint plc, where for the past 4 years he was Managing Director, driving significant growth in multi-channel payments & retail services such as card acquiring, ATMs and alternative payments. Previous to PayPoint, he spent 7 years at American Express, latterly as EMEA head of the bank partnership card issuing and merchant acquiring business. Prior to this he spent 6 years at GE Capital in the consumer cards & lending business. His early career was spent at insurance and financial services division of the Automobile Association. Recently, Seamus has served on the strategic advisory board of the UK Payment Systems Regulator, assisting the Regulator in forming new objectives and priorities for the development of UK payment systems.
He holds a MBA from Henley Management College, and is currently a Trustee of Windsor Leadership, a leadership development organisation.
Speaker at Money20/20 Europe 2016