Board of Directors

Carlos Carriedo de Maria y Campos

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Member of the Board of Directors

Appointed to the position of the member of the Board of Directors as of 7 September 2018 according to the Sole Participant’s Resolution dated 6 September 2018. Appointed to the position of the Chairman of the Board of Directors as of 10 September 2018 according to the Resolution of the Board of Directors dated 10 September 2018.

Professional Education: 

1997 - Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico. BA in Accounting, concentration in Finance.

Additional education: 

2003 - Master of Business Administration degree, Stanford Graduate School of Business, USA.

Information on scientific degrees: 

No

Business reputation for the previous 5 years:

01.05.2018 -  up to present time - American Express, GM Global Corporate Payments Europe, London, UK

General Manager for the GCS business in Europe responsible for business metrics, strategy, and operations

01.07.2016 - American Express, GM Global Corporate Payments Latin America & Canada, Mexico City, Mexico

General Manager for the GCS business in Latam & Canada, responsible for business metrics, strategy, and operations

01.02.2015 - American Express, GM Global Corporate Payments Latin America, Mexico City, Mexico

General Manager for the GCP business in Latin America, responsible for business metrics, strategy, and operations

01.06.2011 - American Express, VP Global Corporate Payments, Mexico City, Mexico

  • Responsible for driving over 66% of Charge Volume for the Latam region
  • Accelerated revenue growth trajectory for Middle Market segment by 50%, shifting strategy towards B2B, implementing a campaign management process based on customer lifecycle segmentation
  • Increased productivity by 20%, specializing teams and driving on line servicing tools use, improving customer service
  • Drove significant change for organization where employee survey dimensions improved 14% on average vs. previous year.


Alexander Martin Furber

Member of the Board of Directors

Appointed to the position of the member of the Board of Directors as of 18 June 2013 according to the Sole Participant’s Resolution dated 18.06.2013.

Professional Education: 

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Business Management and Marketing, 1995; UNIVERSITY OF THE WITATERSRAND, Bachelor of Commerce – Majoring in Marketing and Business Economics ,1992.

Additional education: 

No

Information on scientific degrees:

No

Business reputation for the previous 5 years:

30.09.2018 - up to present time – doing volunteer work for The Alzheimer’s Society UK, and The Dementia Action Alliance (part of Age UK)

01.09.2013 – American Express COMPANY LONDON, UK, Vice President & General Manager, Partner Card Services, EMEA.

Responsibilities: Driving the Marketing and Business Development functions for American Express across multiple geographies and business constructs in the EMEA region.

01.01.2011 - American Express COMPANY LONDON, UK, Vice President, Business Development, Global Network Services, EMEA.

Responsibilities: Ьanagement of key strategic relationships and new business partnerships across a number of geographies in the EMEA region.

01.06.2007 - American Express COMPANY LONDON, UK, Vice President, Business Development, Central and Eastern Europe.

Responsibilities: Management of key banking relationships across the Central & Eastern European regions.



Michael Jackson

Member of the Board of Directors

Appointed to the position of the member of the Board of Directors as of 16 November 2018 according to the Sole Participant’s Resolution dated 14 November 2018.

Professional Education: 

1986 - Sheffield Hallam University BSc. (HONS) Engineering with Business Studies (2:1).

Additional education: 

No

Information on scientific degrees: 

No

Business reputation for the previous 5 years:

16.07.2018 – up to present time - AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY, Vice President / General Manager, Global Client Group, Global Commercial Services, London, UK

A global leadership role, heading a team of 200, responsible for the global corporate card relationships of our most strategic corporate customers headquartered in EMEA and JAPA.

01.02.2015 – AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY, Vice President / General Manager, UK and Partner Markets, Global Merchant Services, London, UK

Promoted to lead the American Express merchant business in the UK, Ireland and several other partner markets. Lead a team of 85 commercial professionals tasked with growing coverage across this geography.

01.07.2011 – AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY, Vice President, Global Client Group, Global Merchant Services, London, UK

Promoted to lead GCG EMEA, heading a team of 25 global client management professionals, across multiple industries and geographies. Appointed as a Board Director of AEPSL, the GMS EMEA Executive and the GCG leadership team.



Colin O’Flaherty

Member of the Board of Directors

Appointed according to the Sole Participant’s Resolution as of 26.01.2015

Professional Education: 

Honors degree in Economics from the Trinity College Dublin, Ireland in 2001

Additional education: 

No

Information on scientific degrees: 

No

Business reputation for the previous 5 years:

01.03.2018 - up to present time - American Express Services Europe Limited

Vice President and General Manager, Global Commercial Services for U.K., Russia and Central Eastern Europe

Responsibilities: Sit on the Country Executive Team for American Express in the U.K. overseeing approximately 5,000 Colleagues based in the U.K. Day-to-day, leads a diverse team of 350 colleagues who are focused on delivering payment and lending solutions which help businesses and organisations of all sizes gain financial savings, control and efficiency. The solutions range from everyday business spending tools to boost cash flow and business financing, through to global currency solutions to facilitate efficient cross border payments.

01.06.2014 - Vice President and General Manager, Partner Card Services, EMEA;

American Express Services Europe Limited

Responsibilities: Led team of 25 responsible for the bank and other partnerships through which Amex licenses its card issuing and merchant acquiring in the Middle East, Turkey, Russia & CIS as well as much of Eastern Europe. Primarily working with partners, with ownership of P&L delivery, negotiations, NBD, product development, marketing & strategy. Indirect leadership of a further team of 10 Marketing professionals who support my business development agenda

01.02.2010 - VP, Business Development, Russia and Central & Eastern Europe; American Express Services Europe Limited

Responsibilities: Led team of 8 managing all aspects of Licensee partnerships (P&L ownership, contract (re)negotiations worth tens of millions of dollars, growth strategy, partner management) with 20 bank partners in Russia, the CIS, Central and Eastern Europe and Ireland, Iceland & Malta



Cheryl Yvette Borg

Member of the Board of Directors

Appointed to the position of the member of the Board of Directors as of 11 November 2019 according to the Sole Participant’s Resolution dated 11.11.2019.

Professional Education:

University of Nottingham, BA Hons in German and Russian (2:1 and Distinction in spoken Russian), 2002.

Additional education:

No

Information on scientific degrees: 

No

Business reputation for the previous 5 years:

01.10.2017 - up to present time - Vice President, Global Clients Group UK AD & Bank Partner Management, American Express Services Europe Limited

Responsibilities: Led a UK team & global team to drive profitable growth with commercial Services and improve global client experience in non-proprietary countries where JV/bank partners issue corporate cards on behalf of American Express.

01.11.2014 - Vice President, Strategic Relationship Management – Russia, CIS & Iceland, American Express Services Europe Limited

Responsibilities: building growth & regulation strategies to drive Revenue, BB, DBV & Regulatory Compliance across Russia, CIS & Iceland. Manage bank relationships in Russia, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Iceland, Armenia, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Belarus, & Ukraine. Managed team of 4 people across London & Moscow.



Andrea Gallozzi

Member of the Board of Directors

Appointed to the position of the member of the Board of Directors as of 1 May 2020 according to the Sole Participant’s Resolution dated 30.04.2020.

Professional Education:

The Sapienza University of Rome, BA in Economics, 1996.

Additional education:

International Institute of Internal Auditors, Certified Internal Auditor, 2010.

LUISS Business School (Rome), International Accounting Standards Certification, 2007.

International Institute of Internal Auditors, Certification in Control Self-Assessment, 2005.

Information on scientific degrees: 

No

Business reputation for the previous 5 years:

01.02.2020 - up to present time - Vice President, Lead Financial Officer, Global Commercial Services – International, American Express Services Europe Limited

Responsibilities: business CFO for International Commercial Cards business covering 27 proprietary countries and leading a team of 30+ professionals in 4 Regions.

01.05.2018 - Vice President, Lead Financial Officer – Global Network Services, American Express Services Europe Limited

Responsibilities: global CFO for Network Services (bank partnerships for issuing, acquiring and networking services) and Pre-Paid divisions: worldwide presence and $130 Billion billing.

01.05.2016 - Vice President, Lead Financial Officer – ICS Continental Europe, American Express Services Europe Limited

Responsibilities: business CFO for all Consumer Cards Continental Europe countries, $24 Billion billing.

01.05.2016 - 01.05.2015 - Vice President, Business Planning & Financial Analysis, EMEA, American Express Services Europe Limited

Responsibilities: central business planning and performance analysis for the EMEA Region, $110 Billion billing including proprietary, JV, and partnership constructs.