Scott Abrahams

UK Together Speaker

Scott Abrahams

Senior Vice President, Business Development and Fintech

Scott Abrahams is Senior Vice President, Business Development & FinTech, UK and Ireland, Mastercard. In this role, Scott is responsible for developing and executing the UK&I Acceptance and Fintech sales and marketing strategy, to drive Acceptance growth and increase revenue performance. In addition to his UK and Ireland responsibilities, Scott is the European Executive Sponsor for Mastercard’s Priceless Planet Coalition and tasked with leveraging our partnerships in the region to meet our goal of restoring 100 million trees to the planet by 2025.

Before joining Mastercard, Scott was 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. He has held the positions of VP of Client Management UK and GM Nordics at American Express. He previously worked as Head of Relationship Management at Barclays Bank, focusing 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.

Scott studied Economics and Law at the University of Leicester in England