Jaap Ringnalda

Jaap Ringnalda is a specialist in the field of payment systems. He advises, realizes and optimizes, for banks, financial institutions, companies, online start-ups and fintech. Thirty years of experience on all sides of the table. Driven by commercial insight, inspired by technology, led by a feeling for both people and society. A straight talker with humour and vision.

Educated as a food technologist (1981), Jaap began his career in 1981 with the Dutch dairy producer FrieslandCampina followed in 1998 by Lankhorst Ropes. Throughout the 1980’s he was able to hone his skills in various sales and marketing functions. In 1990 he made a crucial switch to the world of banking. Working for the Dutch ACH BankGiroCentrale, he evolved to become a competent all-rounder in payment systems, a role which he was subsequently to extend to the level of director and boardroom advisor.

Since 1998 Jaap is active as advisor in almost all the parts of the payment spectrum. Jaap worked for banks, central banks, issuers and acquirers, education institutes and regulatory authorities. In the corporate world the client portfolio is broad, many multinationals, retailers, start-ups, lottery organizations, non-profit and governmental organizations. Activities are executed in the EU and Middle East.

Jaap’s advisory projects encompasses development and execution of trainings, supplier selection, payment strategy, pricing strategy, account structures, cash management solutions, development and execution of marketing plans for payment products, sparring partner.

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