Ron van Wezel is a senior analyst for Aite Group’s Retail Banking & Payments practice. His research covers market and regulatory trends in the payments space, with a focus on Europe.

Mr. van Wezel is a renowned expert in payments and digital banking. He brings to Aite Group 30 years of experience in product development and innovation, advising clients on a wide range of topics including mobile payments, digital wallets, cards issuing and acquiring, and ACH solutions.

Prior to joining Aite Group, Mr. van Wezel worked in senior roles for financial institutions such as Deutsche Bank and ABN Amro. Most recently, he advised clients in the fintech space and acted as senior advisor to MistralMobile. He has an extensive track record in the payments industry, serving on committees and advisory bodies within EPC, EBA, SWIFT, MasterCard, and other institutions and leading the MobeyForum for six years. Ron is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Payments Strategy & Systems.

Mr. van Wezel holds a MSc in Chemistry and Physics from the Vrije University in Amsterdam and an MBA in International Business from European University. Driven by his curiosity, he keeps up with the latest developments in science, attends classical music concerts and art exhibitions, and, to balance his intellectual endeavours, runs and cycles.