Neil Harris

Chief Commercial Officer
GPS

Group Chief Commercial Officer at Global Processing Services (GPS), an industry-leading issuer processor that provides payments technology and alternative banking solutions to programme managers, issuing banks and some of the largest Fintechs and ‘next generation’ digital banks globally. Neil is Chair of The Inclusion Foundation (TIF) and Co-founder of b.yond and AccessPay.
With over 15 years of experience in the payments industry, Neil’s key focus is on driving positive change within the payments industry, initiating collaboration between industry peers to support financial inclusion initiatives and building customer success by delivering added valued solutions through his extensive knowledge of the payment space and emerging technologies.
Neil is a hands-on executive that believes in truly authentic and empowering leadership. He is an inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropist with a broad range of experience at both start-ups, large international corporations and not-for-profit models. As highly successful, results and customer oriented professional, Neil has a proven track record in driving growth and delivering results in operational performance, profitability and sustainability.

While Neil has achieved extraordinary success within the payments and software industries, what makes him stand out from the crowd is his innate drive towards promoting better access for all in financial & digital inclusivity.

As Chair of The Inclusion Foundation, a not for profit social enterprise which he founded in 2019, Neil is part of a leading taskforce in developing a fair access to banking and payment services.

Neil’s commitment to the industry, paired with his experience of new and innovative technologies in payments globally, has earned him a roles on advisory boards of disruptive fintech organisations as well as being elected to join the Advisory Board of the Emerging Payments Association