Katrina Beckwith

Head of Business Development, Optal

Katrina has over 25 years experience in working with companies to deliver seismic industry shifts in payment innovation across both consumer and business channels. She has been at the forefront of new innovations such as cross border electronic payments, prepaid cards, cash replacement strategies and e-commerce using the internet. In the earlier years, Katrina was involved in bringing electronic funds services to Eastern European banks following the opening of borders in 1989.

In her current role as Director of Business Development at Optal, Katrina is working closely with global insurance companies to deliver innovation in business to business payments by helping them to reduce costs and turn settlement into a profit by uncovering and eliminating inefficiencies.