Our bloggers

Annemieke Lambregts

Annemieke has been working for the company since 2003. As Senior Communications Consultant and spokesperson, she actively supports the positioning of Worldline as a leader in the paytech industry via numerous communication channels - both internally and externally. To enhance Worldline's positioning in the financial services sector, she works closely together with marketing and subject matter experts. 

Edward van Dooren

Edward started working in payments in 2003. He gained extensive experience in the field of payments in various roles. In his current role as a consultant and strategy analysis, he focuses on monitoring the European payments industry, developing the strategy process within equensWorldline (including strategy execution) and M & A. His passion lies in achieving an easy, secure and efficient payment system. 

Elena Di Simone

Elena has been working at this company since 2011. Her current role is Senior Communications Consultant. As a spokesperson, she is additionally responsible for media contacts, press releases and other means of communication to keep stakeholders and third parties well informed about future developments of the market. 

Eric van Vuuren

Eric has been working at this company since 1996. His interests are developments in the field of innovation, internet and mobile payments. For several years, Eric worked as a Consultant / Business Developer in the strategy department of this company. In his current role, Eric focuses on the changes and opportunities that present themselves through innovation, new technologies and regulations. 

Gavin Copeland

Gavin has been working at Worldline since 2019. He initially joined Worldline as a software development Project Manager, working on international projects within the MTS division. Interested in innovation, new forms of payment and financial inclusion Gavin now works as a Product Manager for Digital services where he develops Digital Banking and Open Banking products which help Worldline’s customers tackle these subjects. 

Henrik Hodam

Henrik Hodam has been working for Worldline since 2001 and has experience in mobile and digital, as well as in the payments, banking and telecom industry.  As Senior Product Manager Open Banking, Henrik is responsible for the Account-based Payments and SEPA Proxy Lookup service. 

Marcel Woutersen

Marcel has been working at this company since 1990. His current role is Senior Communications Consultant. As a spokesperson, he is additionally responsible for media contacts and drawing up press releases and other means of communication to keep stakeholders well informed about future developments. 

Mathieu Barthélémy

Mathieu has been working at Worldline in Digital Banking teams for 10 years. He started as a software engineer before spending a number of years as a team leader in Mobile Banking Apps. Interested in topics such as user experience and customer journey, he then joined the business development team. Nowadays, Mathieu works as a product manager on the Digital Banking Platform, a solution designed to support Worldline’s customers in their Open Banking strategy. 

Michael Salmony

Dr. Michael Salmony, Executive Adviser to the BoD is known for business innovations especially in the internet and financial services space. He represents national geographies, banking consortia and industry sectors for example within the European Commission and the EPC. Before entering the world of finance he helped transform many industries through diverse international managerial roles at IBM for many years. He was educated at Cambridge University, UK. 

Michael Steinbach

Michael Steinbach (1961) has been CEO of this company since 1 January 2012. Prior to this, he held the position of Chairman of the this company Board of Directors as from 1 May 2007. Before he was appointed Chairman, he was Deputy Chairman, a position he held from the incorporation of this company on 30 November 2006. From July 2003, Michael was spokesman of the Board of Directors of Transaktionsinstitut für Zahlungsverkehrsdienstleistungen. During his career, Michael has gained extensive payments expertise. He is a member of many national and international payment committees. 

Michael Schilder

Since 2006, Michael has a role in the product development at this company. In his role as Product Manager Product Development CSM & Generic systems he is involved in the development of various products related to SEPA. He is responsible for SEPA web services including banking modules. 

Monique Dijkman

Working in the payment industry for many years, Monique Dijkman, Consultant at equensWorldline, is responsible for Card Payment solutions. She represents equensWorldline in Europe in several organisations which develop card payment standards, Nexo, IFSF and Acquiris. 

Paul Jennekens

Paul has been working for this company since 2006 in various roles, including that of Manager Product Management. In his current role in the Product Strategy & Innovation department, he is closely involved in the introduction of new services and initiatives. For instance, Paul is jointly responsible for formulating and communicating messages to different target groups using a variety of means of communication, including social media, events and newsletters. 

Silvie Calsacy

After extensive experience in payments as a banker, Sylvie joined Worldline in 2012. She is now responsible for developing the payments strategy for Worldline, with a focus on global, transversal topics requiring an industrialised, cross business line approach. A true payment expert, Sylvie is able to manage multiple business initiatives in an entrepreneurial environment, working with multiple disciplines from R&D, Product Management, through to Sales. Her ability to identify strategic needs, lead all aspects of planning with sound business recommendations, and generate alignment with key business partners, means her role is truly end-to-end, from strategy to active business generation. 

Tom Nijenhuis

Tom Nijenhuis is General Manager Corporate Affairs at this company. He is responsible for Strategy, Communications and Legal. Tom has been working for this company since 2004. In his various roles he has gained a lot of experience and knowledge about the European payments industry. In his current role his focus is on technical and legal developments in the payments industry, as well as changes in the payment behaviour of consumers. 

Tom Wijnen

Tom Wijnen has been working for this company since 2001. After the management and development of several Dutch payment products, he has been involved in the establishment of the SEPA portfolio of this company. Tom has extensive knowledge of the payment system and has done work for the European Payment Council. As a Product Marketing Manager, he is responsible for ePayments, eMandates and Corporate Payment Services.