Mark Brant joins NatWest as chief payments officer
UK banking heavyweight NatWest Group has appointed Mark Brant as chief payments officer (CPO).
He will join on 16 January 2023 and take over from Rupert Keeley, who has been leading NatWest’s Payments Centre of Expertise on an interim basis.
“I look forward to playing a part in evolving the payments vision for NatWest,” Brant comments on his appointment. “With one in four payments touching NatWest platforms and the diverse scale of the bank’s customer base, we have an exciting opportunity ahead of us.”
Brant has over 25 years of experience working across the payments industry, both within the UK and internationally.
Most recently, he had a three-year stint as CEO of ParentPay Group, which provides payment, parental engagement and meal management services to 15,000+ schools and over 5.5 million parents across the UK and the Netherlands.
Prior to this, he spent 12 years with PayPal in the UK in various senior roles, and before that he was at American Express for nearly a decade.