Carat from Fiserv, Vice President & Head of Enterprise and Digital Commerce EMEA
As Vice President and Head of Carat’s digital EMEA business, Peter brings together our omnichannel commerce capabilities to allow our clients to go to market faster. He joined Fiserv in 2019 as a result of the company’s combination with First Data, which he joined in 2013. He is also non-Executive Chairman of Fiserv Polska S.A.
Peter is a seasoned payment professional with a long heritage in the Fintech industry. He sat on the European Advisory Board of the Merchant Risk Council from 2017 – 2020, is Non-Executive Director for Payzone, and is an Ambassador for Fintech Ireland.
Prior to joining Fiserv, Peter worked in Managed Services for Realex Payments from 2011 to 2013, a European PSP which was acquired by Global Payments in 2015. He was also Managing Director of Gestion Consultancy, specialising in the European payments industry. In 2008, Peter co-founded Branded Payment Solutions, a pan-European prepaid provider and served as Chief Product Officer. Together with his co-founders, he raised venture capital and then sold the company to Planet Payments Inc. in 2012. From 2005 to 2008 Peter was Head of Gift & Loyalty Product for Alphyra Group, a pan-European prepaid processor.
Peter holds a B.A. in International Business & Languages and a M.Sc. in Electronic Commerce from Dublin City University. In addition, Peter completed B.A. studies in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in Spain and Global Business Management in Harvard Business School in the USA.