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The Team

PayaCharity is founded and led by industry experts

PayaCharity are a small and enthusiastic team led by specialists that use their extensive knowledge of the cards industry to break new ground with contactless device technology. We are excited by the future of contactless payment opportunities in the third sector and are passionate about driving growth of contactless donation box technologies to better help fundraising and charitable organisations.

Bill Thomson

Bill Thomson

Managing Director

Bill has over 22 years experience in the cards and payments industry. A former FD and MD at Barclaycard Business, MD at Payzone and a founder of NetBanx – the UK’s first generally available agnostic online PSP at the outset of e-commerce in the UK.

Linda Cook

Linda Cook

Marketing Director

Linda has 30 years of senior level marketing experience at BT, Post Office & Payzone Limited, including 15 years in the specialist billing & payments market. Linda manages the responsibility for our marketing activities and oversees the development and delivery of marketing strategies for the business.
Mark Mellor

Mark Mellor

Sales Director

Mark has 20 years experience as a Director in both large and small companies. Mark has spent the last 8 years in card payments, including ISO development. He manages the development of key growth sales strategies, tactics and action plans for the business.

Ray Draper

Ray Draper

Head of Risk and Fraud Management

Ray has over 14 years experience at Barclaycard. He manages the reporting Fraud risk profile, ratifying and recommending relevant Fraud Risk management actions and mitigation strategies.

Steve Ousley

Steve Ousley

Head of IT

Steve has extensive experience in Systems Programming & IT Development. His responsibilities include managing the company’s technology operations and the implementation of new IT systems and policies.

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PayaCharity is operated by Acceptacard Limited, (company registration number 6910204) registered office address Victory House, 400 Pavilion Drive, Northampton, NN4 7PA. Registered with the FCA as a small payment institution, firm number 617090. AML supervision registration number XYML00000123676. Hardware supply and rental is provided by sister company QixPay Limited, (company registration number 07373435) registered office address Victory House, 400 Pavilion Drive, Northampton, NN4 7PA. Authorised with the FCA, firm number 714818