PayDock, an enterprise-grade payments orchestration platform, announces two senior appointments to its board of directors – Phil King joins as non-executive chairman and Ross Piper as non-executive director.
Phil brings over four decades of strategy development, capital management and commercialisation experience having held board and senior executive roles in the payments, banking and finance sectors internationally. Phil is a founding partner of Asia Principal Capital, a principal investment firm based in Sydney. He was the CEO and Board member of PSP International, now called Optal Ltd, one of the world’s largest travel payments businesses. For the last four years he was Executive Chairman of Licentia Group Ltd and its subsidiaries MYPINPAD LTD and MYHSM LTD, based in the UK, providing authentication services to global payments businesses.
Ross brings over 25 years of leadership and management experience in the commercial and non-profit sectors, with core capabilities across strategy, finance, operations and enterprise risk management. Previously Head of Corporate Risk at Macquarie Bank, Ross has also held leadership roles at large corporates including Rio Tinto and World Vision, with postings in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Australia. He is currently the CEO of Christian Super, a $1.7 billion Australian pension fund which is a widely recognised pioneer in ethical and impact investing. Ross is the Deputy Chair of the Responsible Investment Association of Australia, and also sits on various other boards covering social enterprise, community transformation and education.
Commenting on the appointments, Robert Lincolne, founder and CEO of PayDock said: “We are delighted to welcome such recognised leadership to PayDock. These appointments are important to our long-term governance and underline our commitment to building a leading brand in the high-value payments orchestration sector.”