Shieldcast: Episode 022

Special edition

Eugene Bourke on innovation in B2B transactions and payments

Mastercard's Eugene Bourke, Executive Vice-President of Global Partnerships and Segments and Shieldpay's Founder and Group CEO, Pete Janes, join Claire Van der Zant, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Shieldpay for a fire-side chat focusing on B2B payments, touching on areas such as the barriers to streamlining high value, complex transactions, the opportunities on the horizon in this space and the technologies that could have the biggest impact, as well as discussing Mastercard and Shieldpay's journey together to date.  

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Eugene Bourke is Executive Vice-President of Global Partnerships and Segments at Mastercard.

Eugene is EVP, Mastercard Global Partnerships & Segments. In this role Eugene is responsible for leading Mastercard’s global relationship with HSBC, scaling global business partnerships in new segments, as well as leading Mastercard’s strategy in the Insurance sector and with digital asset platforms. The business development team defines, explores, and develops new global flows by building partnerships to extend Mastercard's technology and data insights within non-traditional customer segments. 

Eugene joined Mastercard Advisors in February 2012, providing consulting services to Tier 1 UK banks. From 2013 to 2017 Eugene led Mastercard’s relationship with a set of major UK issuing banks including Lloyds Banking Group, Santander and Barclays, before taking on the role of SVP, Global Account Lead for HSBC Group. 

Prior to joining Mastercard Eugene spent over 7 years with Dun & Bradstreet latterly leading the Major Accounts team across the Energy, Telco, Technology, Government & Insurance sectors, as well as leading the global relationship with Shell.

In this episode of Shieldcast, Eugene and Pete discuss with Claire:

  • Shieldpay and Mastercard's journey together to date, starting in 2018 at the Mastercard Start Path programme
  • The barriers to streamlining high value, complex B2B transactions
  • Why business has been slower to embrace new digital payment methods than consumer 
  • The opportunities on the horizon in this space and the technologies that could have the biggest impact

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This podcast episode is also available to watch on the Shieldpay YouTube channel
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