Marc James - Commercial Director

Marc has over 15 year's experience in telecoms and mobile payment convergence solutions across emerging MEA markets. He has a successful track record in client facing business development, project implementation, program management and client relationship management in mobile, banking, education, sustainability and social entrepreneurship ventures.

In his last appointment as Oberthur Technologies Business Director / Head of Global Accounts in the Middle East& Africa, Marc has deployed one of the largest mobile payment solutions in the region and responsible for Global Account revenues in excess of $144 million.

Previously, as part of the Bright Point Group, Marc held the position of principal consultant for the professional services arm of the Group responsible for strategic and operational consulting projects for Mobile Operators in the MEA.

In 2000, he served as the Head of Fundraising& Marketing for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF UAE). He successfully managed the corporate social responsibility project development, fund raising, communication planning & brand marketing for the UAE office.