Regina Lau is a global payments strategy leader driven by a passion for helping brands scale and grow faster. With over twenty years of experience in the payments and financial services industries, she has worked at both publicly-held and private-equity backed companies to leverage the enormous growth opportunities that international expansion, ecommerce and digitization of financial services can offer.
She has been the Chief Strategy Officer for both fast growing fintechs and also well-established brands such as Ingenico, GlobalCollect and Retail Merchant Services. In her role, Regina defined growth strategies focused on innovation and technology to pivot the company’s trajectory. She also led pricing, value proposition creation and M&A for the organizations. Prior to relocating to Europe, Regina worked for American Express and Wellington Management Company in various leadership roles in partnership development, finance & revenue management and investment management. She has recently been on the advisory board of a Nordics-based mobile ordering startup.
Regina has been executive sponsor of many diversity & inclusion initiatives, such as creating “Women in Management” programs to increase leadership training and mentoring. She has also actively led recruitment, employee engagement and development programs to ensure that work environments are balanced for gender, culture, lifestyle and professional backgrounds.