Stijn van Brussel

COO, Payconiq

Stijn is an action-oriented strategic thinker, with close to 15 years of strong expertise in the payments industry. He has launched, managed and operated solutions both in the traditional cards and emerging account-to-account domain, from business strategy to product, technology, operational, sourcing and go-to-market challenges.
Prior to his role as Chief Operating Officer at Payconiq International, he occupied various leadership and expert roles in the banking and payments sector in Benelux and internationally. He coordinated PingPong’s PSD2 and acquiring value proposition, launched Bancontact's QR code based mobile payments app and many other new products (No PIN, Contactless, Refund, One-click, Recurring, Account-to-Account, VAS), managed the SEPA conversion of Belgium’s domestic debit card scheme, coordinated synergy between Belgian and Central & Eastern European KBC Group entities in the card payments domain and migrated KBC’s card processing solution in CEE to a shared platform.
Focused on long term value creation, his leadership style is based on mutual trust, ownership, commitment, respect and collaboration.