Gareth Lodge is a senior analyst in Celent’s Banking group and is based in the London office. Part of the Payments Team, his focus is primarily on corporate payments and the payments back office. He is an acknowledged expert in the field of payments, particularly SEPA, real-time payments and Payment Services Hubs.
Gareth Lodge joined Celent with strong experience in the payments business. He has worked at Secura Monde International, the leading advisor to the cash world; at TowerGroup, where he led their Payments and Retail Banking Practices outside of North America; and for VocaLink, the UK based payments processor.
Mr Lodge is well known and respected speaker, having spoken at numerous events including Sibos, EBADay, and Nacha Payments. He is regularly asked for his opinion in the media, including television (BBC. Sky, Bloomberg, CNBC), radio and the press (Financial Times, Daily Telegraph, The Banker, etc).