John Bertrand

John Bertrand

MD at Tec 8 Limited
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Bio Working with large banks and FinTech companies to provide banking with business solutions for the digital age across transactional banking. Covered many aspects of banking including FX, MM, payments, real time activities including liquidity. Holistic reviews of cash management for bank and client, both retail and business, direct corporate ERP bank linkages and Open Banking/PSD2. (Please see 'A Step by Step Approach' to Open Banking and You'. ( Includes the new technologies (Blockchain), digital money (cyber currencies) and security against cyber-crime. Career History Extensive expertise and management in banking and technology, from both bank and IT supplier experience: Citi, Misys (Finastra), FIS global, SAP and Cognizant.


Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services

Bank Fraud is Colossus: what can we do?

27 Jun 2024

Bank Fraud was examined in clinical detail at LexisNexis ‘Trust:Live 2024 Conference. Fraud represents 49% of UK Crime. No one knows how many scammers are out there. The scale of scam messages, over 1 billion sent over the telecom networks this year, suggests a significant number of digital fraudsters. The Dedicated Card & Payment Crime Unit ...

The Payments Business

Greetings from New York City, where you can save money by paying in cash.

12 May 2024

Watching a televised rugby game, Leinster playing Northampton, at an Irish pub, The Long Hall, NYC, the bill if paid in cash would be discounted. On $100, savings could have been $3.00. Incentives, in the US cash are plentiful, for example, the price of gas (petrol) is lower at the pump when cash is used. Also, at the point of payment, the cust...

The future of Payments in Europe

Global Instant Payments - the next big thing

01 May 2024

Answering the question “what is the next big thing” well it is Global Instant Payments. The importance of this is ‘Elon Musk’s X now has a Money Transmitter License in 25 US States and the goal is a self-contained financial ecosystem within the X platform. Musk was behind PayPal ranked second in a report of 10 Best Online Payment 2024. While more...


Digital Bank Transformation

Future of Payment Review – who will pay?

26 Apr 2024

Future of Payment review published in 2023 on behalf of the UK Government, reflected the complexity of the current environment in the UK for instant payment. The review is clear that the UK needs to move to the next generation of instant payment with timely and accurate information. However, who will pay for that move? The Future of Payment Review...


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