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Andrew Hewitt

Andrew Hewitt

Director Payment & Data Solutions at FIS
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Bio Director of Payment & Data solutions for FIS EMEA with particular specialism in immediate and emerging payments. PSR Panel member. Career History European cards and payments industry for over a decade in a variety of pre-sales, product and technical roles at FIS, VocaLink and TSYS. Instrumental in getting the FIS Faster Payments gateway accredited in 2016. One of the original team at Zapp, now known as Pay By Bank App.



Will QR codes find their niche in Europe?

26 Apr 2019

We're all familiar with QR codes by now. We’ve seen them printed nonchalantly on Car Magazine adverts, event tickets and glossy posters. Across Europe and the US, we recognise them as a way to access an event or engage with a brand, directing us to ‘find out more’ via their webpages. Fundamentally, we consider QR codes to be convenient access poin...


Overcoming the barriers to effective real-time payments

04 Jan 2019

It is fair to say that real-time payments have come of age. Worldwide, the number of real-time payments programs has grown exponentially over recent years, rising from 14 in 2014 to 40 in 2018 with a further 16 programs expected to go live soon. It is increasingly apparent that we live in an age where instant gratification is king. More and more, ...