John Rowson

CFO, AddVentures

A results-driven executive with a comprehensive background encompassing the areas of financial management, commercial negotiation, operations, business development and contract management.

Rob Walter

Head of Partnerships

An experienced and forward thinking expert, focused on developing innovative solutions, go-to-market strategies and bringing together new partnerships across Payments, Financial Services and FinTech.

Mark Waring

Head of Product

Global payments industry expert on emerging trends in payments innovation, especially digital and mobile experiences.

Mark Boyd

Head of Market Intelligence

European Commission-contracted expert leading the development of an API Framework for Governments.

Adrian Hausser


Co-founded the PayX Group in 1996, – independent Payments Market Analyst, Consultancy company & AddVentures. Adrian has 25+ years experience in strategy, business, technology & operations. With previous roles as a Payments Technology Specialist & Management Consultant (Banking).
BSc Software Engineering Leeds University, UK

Stephen Finch


Specialist Lawyer in Banking & Finance, and Business & Corporate

Steve Lomax


Executive with over 30 years senior level experience in the financial sector working for consultancies, retailers, banks and payment schemes.

Gareth Bailey

CFO, PayX Group

CFO of PayX International Ltd since 2012, Chartered Accountant for over 25 years. Extensive commercial experience in Public Limited Companies, medium size enterprises and SME’s

Kevin Coles


An experienced forward thinker operating in the payments market, the developing fintech and digital arenas, as well as the wider commercial retail business growth areas.

Suzi Thurston-Semerdak

Head of Marketing Communications

Strong marketing professional with in-depth knowledge of working within the Payments sector and transposing that into valuable AddVentures literature and media.