Christo is an entrepreneur and investor in financial services and information technologies. Since 2000, he has been at the forefront of pioneering card issuing, e-money wallets and innovative payment solutions across Europe. In 2020, named as one of the 70 Entrepreneurs that are Changing Finance in Agustín Rubini’s book Fintech Founders.
Christo holds a Master's degree in Software and Hardware Engineering from the Technical University, Varna, Master's degree in Economics, Banks Management and Finance from the University of Economics, Varna and a postgraduate specialisation in Economics at the University of Delaware, USA.
Bringing over 30 years of senior management experience in private banking, asset management, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. Michael is involved in various external mandates on a board of directors’ level including cloud computing, consumer finance, institutional investment advisory and engineering.
He holds both an Executive Master of European and International Business Law from the University of St Gallen, Switzerland and an MBA in Financial Management from the National University, San Diego California.
Irfan has been leading the Business Development of myPOS since 2014 and has played a key role in reaching 24 markets in just 4 years. Bringing over 15 years of experience in the Payments Industry, Risk Management, Clients Portfolio Management for EMIs, Acquiring Banks and PSPs.
He is a holder of a Master’s Degree in Computational Finance from the University of Mauritius. Responsible for business development.
Jean has 20 years of investment experience working on both listed and private equity. Jean holds a Masters in Finance and started his career at Morgan Stanley where he ran a multi-billion global equity fund. Then Jean worked for the Investment bank Berenberg focusing on Tech companies before joining Safecharge where he was in charge of Investor Relations and M&A.
Thomas has extensive experience in Commercial Banking having previously worked for some of the largest Swiss banks as Head of Trading and Advisory.
He was partner of a Swiss asset management company for more than 17 years. Currently he is a member of the board of myPOS Swiss AG and Signia Group AG with its subsidiaries.
He is a graduated Swiss Banker.
Stephane’s career in financial services spans over 25 years, having worked as a consultant with Accenture, before joining Credit Suisse as an investment banker and HSBC as a Managing Director for the past 7 years. Point-of-sale finance and payments have been a recurring theme throughout his career. He has worked on a number of international acquisitions and partnerships involving high profile POS and payment providers including Vocalink, SIA, Nexi (CartaSi), Cofinoga, Network International, John Lewis Financial Services and M&S Money.
At myPOS Stephane works with the various constituents of the myPOS group to deliver its ambitious growth strategy.
Brian has more than twenty five years’ experience in financial services, working in both equities and money markets before joining the UK’s first Securities regulator in 1988. In 1994, he joined HSBC where for the next 23 years he enjoyed an international career in various Compliance roles - notably investment banking sales, trading, research, conflicts management and conduct before moving into a more operational role, establishing Compliance in an outsourced/service delivery environment that supported 35,000 staff. More recently he has led various regulatory compliance transformation initiatives.
Brian holds a BA Honours in Economics and a Securities Institute Diploma.
Maxim joins the myPOS team in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer and takes charge of the company finance management. Maxim’s professional experience includes working for a company from the Big Four audit firms and more recently heading the finance team at a fast-growing service company for 5 years. Having managed international group of companies with outsourced operations in Bulgaria for 5 years, Maxim brings substantial BPO management experience.
In addition to being a CFA Charterholder, Maxim holds a Bachelor and a Masters degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Economics, Varna.