Bell ID is pleased to announce the appointment of leading industry consultant, Michael Walters, as an Advisory Director with immediate effect.
Michael will be working closely with the Advisory Board of the Company as it grows into the Far East and Asia Pacific, and will assist in forming partner relations in these markets.
Michael combines his role at Bell ID with his continuing position as a Director in the Sydney office of Edgar, Dunn & Company, a global strategy management consultancy specialising in cards and payments. He has been involved in consulting, research, development and training within the cards and payments arena for over 20 years, and has specialised primarily in emerging technology and infrastructure including smart cards, terminals driving and transaction authorisation/processing systems.
Pat Curran, Chairman at Bell ID said "We are delighted that Michael is joining Bell ID's growing team. He has a strong heritage in payments and cards, and we value his strategic insight into the emerging markets of Asia Pacific and the Far East. We look forward to working with Michael to fine tune our product for EMV, ID and mobile opportunities across these markets."
Michael has held independent consultancy roles across the Asia Pacific region as well as North America and Europe. In addition he has founded and led several card technology and service companies.