Masha Cilliers is a senior professional with over 25 years’ experience in payments across online and customer present channels, fraud and identity management, payment and related regulation compliance. With a special passion for payment innovation, new payment models such as marketplaces and fintechs and growth and expansion strategy.
Masha is a Specialist Partner at the consultancy firm Be | Shaping the Future, as well as a Principal Consultant at Payment Options Ltd, Board Advisor to Limonetik and a Non-Executive Director at two UK fintechs PaySME and Trust Payments. Prior to becoming a consultant and an advisor, she held a variety of senior appointments within the payments industry including at MasterCard, Visa, Microsoft, Cybersource and Ingenico. She has a track record in delivering complex payment solutions for a broad range of merchants from enterprise to SMEs as well as for payment facilitators and marketplaces. Masha is a frequent speaker at conferences, events and webinars as well as making appearances on BBC and in various publications such as Financial Times.