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  • WAYNE CLARKE
    WAYNE CLARKE
    Chief Financial Officer
  • RICHARD WRAY
    RICHARD WRAY
    Vice President Operations
  • GILES SUTHERLAND
    GILES SUTHERLAND
    Chief Commercial Officer
  • ADIL BENLAMLIH
    ADIL BENLAMLIH
    Vice President Software Engineering
  • NITIN DIVKER
    NITIN DIVKER
    Vice President Finance
WAYNE CLARKE
Chief Financial Officer

Ensuring Carta’s Financial Well Being

As CFO, Mr. Clarke oversees Carta’s financial planning and regulatory compliance.

Wayne Clarke has over 30 years’ experience in the banking and payments industries. Mr. Clarke served as CFO and Chief Compliance Officer, and then as CEO and Board member of First Data Canada, the world’s largest transaction processor. He has also served as CFO for Barclays Bank Canada, CFO of CIBC Mellon Canada, as well as Core Treasury Operation Head for the Bank of Montreal.

Throughout his career as a business leader and CGA, Wayne has developed an impressive track record of growing strategic business units, streamlining operations, and leading organizational effectiveness. His strategic financial leadership and decision making are key assets for Carta’s management team.

RICHARD WRAY
Vice President Operations

Carta’s Operations Team Leader

As Vice President of Operations, Richard Wray aligns technical development with business needs to implement market-ready solutions.

Mr. Wray’s extensive knowledge of the design, implementation, management and operations of payments systems comes from over 27 years of industry experience, consistently delivering leading edge, client-centric solutions.

In addition to leading the development and rollout of the United Kingdom’s first ever consumer Paypass products, Richard has led the implementation of award winning prepaid programs, credit and debit card solutions for international blue-chip companies and served as the Paypass Product Leader at the Mastercard Chip Centre for Excellence. Time and again, Mr. Wray has successfully brought state-of-the-art multi-application EMV and NFC products to market.

A proficient leader with a practical understanding of the issues and processes that underpin successful payment products and operations, Richard delivers invaluable insights to Carta and its clients.

GILES SUTHERLAND
Chief Commercial Officer

Driving Strategic Growth

As Chief Commercial Officer, Giles Sutherland leads Carta’s global strategic initiatives. In this role, he supports developing and executing business strategies to drive partnerships, commercialize products, and monetize technology platforms.

Giles joined the founding team at Carta in the early growth phase to support commercialization of the Carta platform and drive market strategy and business development. With a background in financial analysis, enterprise software solutions, business and market development, Giles has played an active role in driving Carta’s market growth. In his current role he is responsible for defining and driving the long-term strategic roadmap for Carta’s client channels and fostering key partner relationships.

Giles holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from McGill University.


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ADIL BENLAMLIH
Vice President Software Engineering

Leading Carta’s Technical and Development Team

Mr. Benlamlih guides the evolution of Carta’s platform and suite of technology solutions.

With over a decade’s experience in payment system technologies, Adil leads Carta’s Technology Centre in Morocco. Mr. Benlamlih is experienced in the integration and certification of major system networks of major global payment systems such as Mastercard, Visa, JCB, Diners and American Express.

Mr. Benlamlih has been credited with helping to create Morocco’s premier interoperability banking network, working as the network’s leader of development and technical operations.

Adil excels in leading infrastructure innovation and tailoring solutions to clients.

NITIN DIVKER
Vice President Finance

Mr. Divker oversees day to day financial operations and reporting at Carta

He brings an accounting background and extensive experience implementing financial processes to achieve measurable business results.

With the skills of a CGA, CPA as well as certified Chartered Accountant degree from India and combined with the insight of someone with more than a decade in the payments industry, Mr. Divker offers unique value to the company. Prior to joining us at Carta he led First Data Canada’s accounting and taxation functions as Director of Finance. That, along with his proven track record working in and managing cross-functional teams, makes him indispensable to the Carta team.

Mr. Divker excels in identifying strategies and opportunities behind numbers and has a soft spot for finance and taxation. He is committed to seeing Carta grow into a name synonymous with the payments industry.


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