Melanie Ockerse GERMANY - Director Channel Partnerships Europe, Entersekt

Melanie is Director Channel Partnerships Europe, Entersekt at Entersekt, a South African Fintech delivering mobile-first security and authentication solutions.

Melanie has extensive experience in the digital payments space with strong leadership and business development skills. Before joining Entersekt, Melanie spent more than five years at Wirecard, where she most recently served as Head of Presales Value-Added Services. Her experience in the payment space covers topics like issuing, acquiring, alternative payments (e.g. Alipay) and value-added service. The international client base Melanie has worked with ranges across various industries (e.g. financial institutions, MNOs, retail, travel and transportation).

Alongside her role at Entersekt, Melanie is an active member of the Professional Women’s Network (PWN) Munich, where she serves as a mentor. She has a strong passion for promoting equality in the workplace and for women lifting each other up and working towards a common goal, which is: To bring more female voices and diversity to the payment industry. Therefore, Melanie is very proud to contribute to EWPN as a country ambassador for Germany.