Ron van Wezel is a Strategic Advisor in Retail Banking & Payments for Aite-Novarica Group, providing research and advisory services to clients globally. His coverage includes payments, open banking, and digital transformation.
Ron is a renowned expert in payments and digital banking. He brings to Aite-Novarica over 30 years of experience in product development and innovation, advising clients on a wide range of topics that includes open banking, digital payments, card issuing and acquiring, account-to-account payments, and digital transformation.
Prior to joining Aite-Novarica, Ron worked in senior roles for financial institutions such as Deutsche Bank and ABN Amro. 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.
Ron holds an M.Sc. 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 economics and science, attends classical music concerts and art exhibitions, and, to balance his intellectual endeavors, runs and cycles.