Pascal is a Director in the Paris office and heads up the Travel Payments Practice for EDC. Pascal has worked across four EDC offices (London, Sydney, San Francisco, Paris), has over 25 years of consulting experience, and four years of line management experience in financial services in the UK. Pascal leads consulting projects across the main segments of EDC’s clients including payment networks, banks, large merchants, payment technology providers and other clients such as central banks and investors. Pascal holds an MBA from Lancaster University and a business degree from EM Lyon. Outside of work, Pascal is a keen cyclist and Arsenal supporter.
Julie Fergerson, CEO and Co-founder of Merchant Risk Council (MRC), spoke with Pascal Burg (Director, Paris). In the interview, Julie outlines the current payments and fraud landscapes, the role of MRC and how the organization has faced the Covid-19 pandemic.
Jérôme Traisnel, CEO and Co-founder of SlimPay, spoke with Pascal Burg (Director, Paris). SlimPay is the European leader in recurring payments for subscriptions. Jérôme outlines how the recurring payment services market is growing and the impact of COVID-19 on its business.
The payments industry is experiencing major structural changes that create new opportunities for various stakeholders in the value chain, especially in the airline industry.Drivers of change for payments include:
Pascal Burg, EDC Director based in Paris met with Bertrand Barthelemy, CEO of the Flowbird Group, formed out of the merger of world's two leading payment companies, Parkeon and Cale, specialising in parking and transport ticketing solutions.
Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association (HEDNA) set up a Global Hospitality Payment Working Group in early 2016 to provide clarity as to options, design and best practices for the entire stream of payment processing in the hotel industry.