Vice Chairman, WorldPay
Ron Kalifa was appointed Deputy Chairman of Worldpay in 2013. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer for over 10 years, building and leading Worldpay into the premier global payments company it is today. Worldpay is the pre-eminent FinTech company in Europe and is one of the largest payments companies globally. Ron has been a driving figure behind the success of Worldpay, one of the world’s largest payments companies, which in 2015 became the UK’s most significant FinTech IPO when it listed on the London Stock Exchange. With over 15 years’ experience within the global payments industry, Ron holds responsibility for the strategic direction of this FTSE 100 business which employs over 5,000 employees across 25 offices in 13 countries. Ron has extensive experience of the payments ecosystem – including card payments, cash management and trade finance and transaction banking. Ron has spent part of his career in the US as well as Europe.