Joanne Dewar

Vice Chair, Global Processing Services (GPS)

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Oxford

Stream: FinTech

Joanne Dewar is the vice chair of Global Processing Services (GPS), the UK-based payments issuer processor that is powering the fintech revolution. In her four years as CEO, Joanne led the transition to global scale-up and secured a $400M investment from consortiums including Advent International, Viking Global, Temasek Holdings, Mission OG, Visa and Mastercard. Recent recognition of Joanne’s work includes UK Fintech Leader of the Year, Great British Businesswoman Tech Leader of the Year and Most Inspirational Woman in Fintech. She holds a geography degree from the University of Oxford (St Hilda’s College 1991-94).