Eric has over 40 years experience in the transactional banking industry in Europe and the Middle East as a senior executive with Citigroup and as executive chairman of a UK based technology company which focused on providing real-time services to the banking industry.
He has worked as a market leader in the payments industry for several years, holding key roles of Director and Chairman of the CHAPS Co in the UK and Director and Vice-Chairman of the Euro Banking Association. In 1998, he founded the Euro Payments Group which set the interbank rules for making payments for the introduction of the Euro. This group later evolved into the European Payments Council. Eric was also a noted speaker and chairman at many major conferences worldwide.
For ECG, Eric specialises in transaction banking, payment infrastructure design and management and supply-chain automation.
He is still an active hockey player and fisherman and likes international travel – especially to destinations near water!