Current role of the individual within the company and merchant payments ecosystem:
Martina Weimert is the CEO of EPI Company, since the early days of the initiative established in December 2020. Martina has been supporting and guiding European banks and acquirers to build the foundation of the EPI Company, aiming to build an independent European solution and connecting Europe's payment industry.
Brief biography of the nominee:
Martna has been supporting and guiding European banks and acquirers to build the foundation of the EPI Company, aiming to build an independent European solution and connect Europe’s payment industry. With 20 years of experience in international consulting, she has in-depth experience in payments and payment solution set-up, fintech, blockchain, and retail banking in Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East.
What differentiates the nominee as the Leader / Influencer in merchant payments?
She is known to be an instant payments specialist, working with all players in the payments value chain: banks, retailers, merchant service providers, e-merchants, fintechs, infrastructure providers, PSP and regulators. Martina regularly speaks at international conferences about payments, fintech and blockchain. Martina Weimert drives the project European Payments Initiative (EPI) and is a strong supporter of the Europe of payments.