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Nick Mackie

Nick Mackie

Vice President, Global Head of Urban Mobility, Visa
United Kingdom

Nick Mackie is Vice President – Global Head of Urban Mobility at Visa, reporting to HQ in San Francisco.

Based in London, he and his team are responsible for liberating the full potential of Visa’s network and partners to transform the urban mobility and mass transit sectors.  His aim is to improve end-to-end journey experiences for the travelling public, deliver greater efficiency for operators and governments and increase the economic output of our cities.

Prior to his current role Nick served five years as Head of Contactless, leading the establishment of contactless payments in Europe, which today account for more than 70% of Visa’s face-to-face payments.  During this time, Nick played a key role in supporting Transport for London’s groundbreaking contactless rollout in September 2014.

Before joining Visa, Nick was Head of Business Development at Vianet Group plc, a UK-based technology and IoT provider for the leisure and petrol forecourt sectors.

Nick holds a first-class B.Eng. Honours degree in Electronic and Communications Engineering (Class Medal winner) and an M.Phil. in Applied Telecommunications.