Vernon Derby

Senior Consultant



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Vernon is a payment professional with more than 20 years of experience in the payment industry. His career in payments started in Absa Bank (member of the Barclays group), and he held several senior roles during his tenure which included Regional Manager for Merchant Services and Head of Purchasing and Corporate Cards. Vernon has extensive experience within card operations as well as digital banking platforms. He set up a digital banking division at Ithala, government parastatal in South-Africa, supporting digital transformation. He also held the position as Head of Card and Acquiring at Mercantile Bank in South- Africa. He holds an MBA and a Bachelors in Business Admin (Hons) as well as a Bachelors in Accountancy with international study experience in the Netherlands and Hungary.