SVP, Business Development
Scott Abrahams is senior vice president, acceptance and emerging payments for UK and Ireland. In this role, he is responsible for developing and executing the UK&I Acceptance sales and marketing strategy to drive acceptance growth and increase revenue performance.
Before joining MasterCard, Scott served as vice president and general manager of Global Supplier Relations EMEA at American Express. He was responsible for revenues from suppliers such as British Airways, Emirates, Air France and Hilton. Previously, he held the positions of vice president of Client Management UK and general manager Nordics at American Express.
Prior to this, Scott was head of Relationship Management at Barclays Bank, leading 100 sales people with a focus on implementing innovation, change, motivation and culture within his team.
Scott began his career at Sainsbury’s as a graduate trainee manager, rising to deputy store manager and then moving to Project Management where he was accountable for the movement and banking of all Sainsbury’s physical and electronic turnover.
He studied Economics and Law at the University of Leicester in England.