Teun Boer joins retail payments advisory firm Connective Payments

19 July 2017 Consultancy.uk

Connective Payments, a boutique consultancy specialised in the retail payments value chain, has bolstered its team with Teun Boer, who becomes the firm’s fifth partner.

Founded in 2014, Connective Payments is a Netherlands-based management consultancy that provides a mix of strategy and execution services to players in the payments landscape, including banks, payment service providers, corporates, industry associations and retailers. Among the services Connective Payments offers are the development of payment strategies, support with financial innovations or partnerships with FinTechs and with programme execution. Its client roster meanwhile features names such as MasterCard, ABN Amro, EMS Pay, ING, American Express, Arvato Financial Services, Ingenico ePayments, Translink, ANWB, MultiTankcard and Allego. 

At the start of this month the boutique consulting firm added a fifth partner to its leadership ranks, joining co-founders Ward Hagenaar and Jeroen van Dijk, Peter van der Hart (joined in 2015) and Ronald te Velde (joined in 2016). The addition, Teun Boer, brings over 12 years of experience in the payments and cards domain, and 17 years in the IT industry, to the firm. He joins following a ten year spell as an independent consultant – in the period he executed various complex projects for customers such as ABN Amro, financial services technology company FIS (the parent of Capco), equensWorldine and Ingenico ePayments.

Teun Boer en Ward Hagenaar- Connective Payments

His interim and consulting roles focused mainly on Project and Program Management, Outsourcing and Payment Platform selection, as well as on implementation and steering of agile/scrum development. Boer started his career at Capgemini, where he worked for six years, gaining experience across the firm’s consulting and technology portfolio, with a focus on the financial services sector. 

In the new role, Boer will focus on retail banking developments such as PSD2 and on helping clients extend their international cooperation with major solution providers for the financial services industry. 

Commenting on the addition of Boer, Hagenaar, who serves as Managing Partner, said, “Teun adds extensive retail banking knowledge to the team and will help us grow in this area where our clients face interesting challenges.”

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