Phil was appointed as Managing Director of Bancom Europe Ltd as a founder member of the board in February 2012. Prior to this he spent eight years with MasterCard Worldwide as Vice President-Business Development. There he was responsible for implementing new initiatives designed to encompass new products, technology and strategic partnership to stimulate growth in emerging markets throughout Europe. Forging long standing relationships, during this time, with leading banking and payments providers, technology partners and other major stakeholders has led to Phil being an acknowledged payments industry expert.
Phil is also currently heading his own advisory practice, Resource Services and sits on the board of Modern Finance and P&P Ratings.
Phil has had a successful, and diverse, career encompassing retail banking where he was Senior Manager and Head of TSB Groups B2B consumer finance division. Prior to that Phil held positions within Xerox Corporation culminating in Regional Manager – Middle East where he spent several years developing the acceptance of the Xerox brand
Qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1977, Tony has been involved, at executive level, with a variety of SME’s and large enterprises encompassing market research, sales/marketing and Information Technology.
From 1995 Tony held a number of senior financial roles within the Elcom group of companies and, in January 2002, he led a management buy-out from their American parent company to form Elcom Information Technology Limited.
With Tony as MD as well as FD, he and three partners successfully ran the business for a period of four years, turning £5m of debt into £2m of equity, before successfully selling out to a group of private investors in January 2006.
Tony started his own business consultancy practice, Wynngreen Consulting Limited, in 2007, providing bespoke financial direction for technology startups and growth companies in the service sector; he has also been a non-executive director at PSI-Pay Ltd since 2008. Tony has now taken over executive responsibility for the finance function as a precursor to the Group’s next phase of expansion.