Marion King

Director of Payments, NatWest

Marion King has extensive experience across the financial services industry. She joined RBS in January 2015 from MasterCard where shewas the President of the UK & Ireland markets. In this role, she was responsible for growing the business and creating a world beyond cash through an innovative approach to everyday Payments, including emerging technologies such as contactless and mobile. Marion worked closely with both the European Council and the European Payments Council throughout her time at MasterCard.

Prior to joining MasterCard, Marion was the CEO of VocaLink. During her tenure the Faster Payments service was launched and Voca and Link were merged. Prior to this Marion held international and global leadership roles in Reuters.

Marion is a member of the UKF Payments Product and Service Board and of the advisory Board of the Emerging Payments Association. Marion is a Trustee of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. She was previously a non-executive director of VocaLink and of the Low Carbon Contracts Company, a government owned organization playing a key role in delivering Electricity Market Reform. She has also held non-executive positions for Fastmarkets Ltd and Women in Banking and Finance. She is a Freeman of the City of London.

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