Charlie Craven

Charlie Craven

Former VP, American Express (COO, Azadian)

Charlie Craven has recently joined Azadian Ltd as COO, a company looking at delivering payment solutions relevant to Open Banking, working with Banks and partners across Europe on the technical challenges of supporting the new regulations. Prior to Azadian, he spent 10 years at American Express as Vice President of Global Product Development for the Network, responsible for EMV contact and contactless solutions, support of American Express cards in mobile and transit, as well as Amex online solution for 3D secure. Some of the programs he delivered for the Network at Amex included Applepay, Google Pay, the launch of contactless in transit with Transit For London (TFL) and the build and launch of 3D secure 2.0.