Jeremy Nicholds

Jeremy Nicholds

Director at Vipera Plc and Others

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

Jeremy is an internationally experienced marketing / commercial director. He has worked in different geographies and successfully managed multi-cultural teams with globally respected employers.

Jeremy is currently an independent advisor in the fast evolving Fintech space. Jeremy’s most recent position was as Executive Director, Mobile at Visa Europe, where he drove mass market mobile payment across multiple markets enabling compelling new mobile ‘pay propositions’ like Apple Pay and Android Pay, whilst also supporting bank programmes using Visa Cloud Based Payments. Jeremy previously had responsibility for business development across Europe, working with Europe’s major banks, retailers and other partners to increase Visa card issuance and acceptance, and volumes of transactions processed. He also founded and ran Visa Europe’s 50 strong professional services arm – Visa Consulting & Analytics.

Prior to joining Visa in June 2006 he was SVP, Sales & Marketing at MasterCard Europe responsible for all product marketing, retailer acceptance, and brand communications activity, as well as their key customer management programme. Before MasterCard – Jeremy headed up NatWest Bank’s consumer card business, and prior to starting his career in cards he was National Marketing Manager for the bank overseeing brand development, PR, sponsorship and advertising. Jeremy’s early career was in developing information products for Reuters, and marketing insurance, savings and pensions products at Prudential.