Our People

Adrian Hausser, CEO
Adrian co-founded PayX International in 1996 and is responsible for leading the company. An international executive leader with over 23 years Payments Industry experience working for organisations including National Australia Group, CEKAB, Danske, TXN solution Integrators, ACI Worldwide and VeriFone. With a unique specialism for merging major organisational, business and technology change programmes into focused results.


Gareth Bailey, CFO & CCO
Gareth is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Prior to joining PayX, Gareth headed up the governance and finance function for the IT and Logistics department for Marks and Spencer plc. He has worked in IT for the past 13 years, including at VeriFone as the EMEA CFO. Gareth brings strong commercial acumen to PayX combined with best practice and strong leadership skills. Gareth has over 20 years experience as a Chartered Accountant.


Rod Nixon, Director, Management Consultancy
Rod has over 25 years experience in payments strategy, business development & product management. Before joining PayX he was Head of Product teams at Visa, MasterCard & Product Manager at First Data. He brings a wealth of commercial, business and technical experience at UK, European and global levels particularly in the areas of merchant acceptance, client management, new product development and EMV implementation in Europe from outset to maturity.


Strategic Advisors

Andrew Douglas, CEO, Barts and The London Charity (B+TLC)
Andrew was appointed Chief Executive of Barts and The London Charity (B+TLC) in May 2007 to build and implement a strategic and operational framework.  Andrew enjoyed a thirty year career in banking and investment banking both in the UK and overseas. Operating at Board level, has specialised in spearheading ‘change management’ issues leading to the restructuring, refinancing and sale of a state owned Bank, rationalisation of an international payments business, and overseeing a major global regulatory programme involving international regulators and representation on industry boards.


Matt Fletcher
Matt has worked in the Financial Services IT industry for over 30 years. During that he has worked at all levels in the industry, including design, development, Project management, Head of IT Architecture, Head of IT Research, Head of IT Operations, Head of IT Security and Compliance and Head of IT Service management. As well as delivering major IT change projects, he was also instrumental in developing IT Strategic plans, achieving SOX compliance, operational cost reductions and delivery of ITIL Certification to ISO2000 Standard across three organisational geographies. He has broad leadership and management experience, having operated at Board level, and managed both specialist teams and large operational teams. He is currently working as independent adviser to a number of international IT companies.


Don Stewart, CEO, Agent Invitation
Don has over 20 years in international sales and general management of leading technology companies. Don is proven to consistently provide solutions to top Fortune 1000 companies and their customers, ranging from direct sales, partner modelling, channel & distributor management, all across continents. Don has been instrumental throughout his career in helping organisations realise strategic goals while not taking their eye off critical revenue streams.