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Who we are at Konsentus

Konsentus’ highly experienced team has a proven record in leading successful companies, an extensive commercial network and a strong understanding of financial services, payments and the nuances of regulation and RegTech.

Mike Woods


Mike spent 17 years in the corporate world at board level which included being a director at Natwest Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland. He also founded and was CEO at Aconite, a global payments technology software company.

Brendan Jones


Brendan has held director roles in the banking industry including MBNA and Bank of America. He has also held senior roles within the payments industry for companies such as Datacard and Giesecke & Devrient UK.

Nicky Valind

VP Marketing

Nicky is a B2B marketing expert with over 15 years’ experience in Financial services and payments. Her previous companies include Visa and Investec where she held senior marketing positions.

Peter Winfield-Chislett

Chief Architect

Peter is a payments & technology specialist with over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He has held senior roles in technology, strategy, planning, and architecture at Visa Europe.

David Jacks

Finance Director

David is a ‘Big Four’ Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience in SME businesses including 15 years in FinTech. He is ex FD of Proxama PLC and Aconite. His previous companies include Warner Music and Sega.

John Broxis

Managing Director OBE

John is a payments professional with expertise in open banking and regulatory compliance. He previously held senior positions at Logica and EBA Clearing before moving to PRETA where he ran MyBank followed by OBE which was acquired by Konsentus in Jan 2021.

Clare Haskins

SVP Commercial

Clare specialises in channel design and the enablement of routes to market from a career in both TeleCo and Payments. As a Senior Director at EVOPay, she built effective, frictionless sales models and propositions – compliant with regulation – in various European markets.

David Parker


David is a co-founder of Konsentus and founder and CEO of Polymath Consulting. He is well-known for his work in e-money/prepaid cards and in emerging payment areas such as mobile money, digital wallets and mPOS.