Brendan is a 30+ years cards and payments industry veteran, who in 2018 set-up Konsentus with two co-founders. Konsentus facilitate real-time regulatory checking of TPPs, confirming their authorisation or registration status, assisting FIs to reduce the financial losses from fraudulent third parties in delivering PSD2 open banking. He started his career at Thales e-Security where he ended up as Director of Business Development and Product Management, after which he moved via the Datacard Corporation to MBNA, which became part of Bank of America, as part of the exec team as Senior Vice President of Product Development. Prior to setting up his own consultancy business, Evolution Payments Consulting, he was Sales and Marketing Director at Giesecke & Devrient. During his time consulting Brendan carried out projects for banks and schemes, focusing on PSD2, its implications and business opportunities, where the idea for Konsentus originated.
Co-Founder and CCO, Konsentus