Barry has worked in the financial industry for nearly 30 years. Originally coming from an engineering background he has designed and integrated market data distribution, financial messaging and payment systems around the globe. After a period as a software developer Barry joined Lloyds Bank where he held a variety of technical roles working on PCs, networks and mainframes. Later he worked for software vendors ACT Financial Systems, Misys Securities Trading Systems and Misys Banking Systems on their trading, banking, financial messaging and payment solutions. Barry joined ACI Worldwide in 2013 to lead Solution Consulting, transforming payments utilising ACI’s industry-leading UP Framework with the Universal Payments strategy. His recent work has included UK Faster Payments solutions, implementation of standards and enabling real time systems around the world. Barry also participates in several industry bodies, including the European Payments Councils Scheme Technical Forum, the EBA Real Time Forum and the ISO 20022 Real Time Payments Group.