OUR TEAM

Florian Haagen

CEO & Co-Founder

One idea, two friends and big plans – that was the beginning of the finAPI success story.
Dr. Florian Haagen laid the foundation for his career in the financial sector during his doctorate and academic work at the LMU in Munich. As co-founder of finAPI, he has been steering strategic sales management and the cross-border coordination of sales activities since 2008. In the course of the changes brought by the PSD2, he developed the company from a start-up for financial software to one of the leading account information and payment initiation service providers in Germany with expertise in open finance, data intelligence, payment and KYC solutions.

Todd Clyde

CEO & Founder

Todd Clyde is the CEO of Token and an established operator of Silicon Valley software companies. He has a twenty-year track record of bringing ground breaking technologies to market, including e-learning, internet banking, mobile banking and now open API banking. Token is Todd’s fifth technology start-up and he has navigated his previous four to successful exits including one $2B exit. Todd joined Token in 2016 to modernise payments and drive a shift from traditional payment methods to account-to-account payments. Todd relocated with the company to London in 2018. 

Jack Wilson

Head of Policy at TrueLayer

Jack is a payments and open finance policy expert who has been involved in the development of EU payment services legislation since 2013. At TrueLayer Jack leads engagement with UK and EU authorities. He is currently an industry representative on the European Banking Authority’s API working group. He was previously a representative for the FCA on European Banking Authority and European Central Bank Committees, including the Standing Committee on Payment Services.

Tom Greenwood

Founder and CEO at Volt

Tom is Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Volt. The Company is a technology developer and product innovator with a focus on new generation real-time payments infrastructure and open banking. He is responsible for managing strategic relationships, developing strategy and planning, and driving international expansion. Tom previously founded IFX Payments in 2005, a multi-billion dollar turnover fintech business operating across Europe and the Middle East

Charles Damen

SVP Product Strategy at Worldpay

Charles Damen has worked in payments since 1996 is currently SVP Product Strategy at Worldpay, responsible for Open Banking and Real Time Payments. Prior to Worldpay, Charles established and managed the global cross-border payments division at Thunes, enabling realtime payments to and from emerging markets. Prior to this, Charles held roles at Badoo and Syniverse.

Stefano Vaccino

Founder and CEO of Yapily

Stefano Vaccino is the Founder and CEO of Yapily, an open banking infrastructure company.

Stefano worked in Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs before moving into the technology industry. Stefano was Chief Product Officer at both Algomi and Red Deer prior to founding Yapily. With a focus on unrivalled connectivity for open banking, Stefano is passionate about building great products to drive financial inclusion.

Tom Wijnen

Senior Product Marketing Manager Digital Services

Tom is a senior product marketing manager responsible for the Open Banking portfolio within Worldline. He has over 20 years of payments experience, from managing and developing Dutch payment products to setting up the SEPA portfolio. Tom has extensive knowledge of the payment ecosystem and has done work for the European Payment Council.