Nigel Lee is a payments industry veteran, investor, and advisor based in the U.K. Nigel began working with American Express in January 2012. He was responsible for strategy, management and growth of new and emerging payment activities for Asia, (including China, India and Japan), plus Latin America. This comprised the development, expansion and operation of payment methods such as pre-paid cards, travel card products, mobile payments, online e-Gift and virtual cards across both consumer and B2B channels. Before joining American Express, Nigel was EVP at MoneyGram, the global remittance company. Prior to MoneyGram, Nigel held the position of President, First Data Asia Pacific.
Nigel works with several startups in the digital space. Currently he is a Board Member of an ASX listed startup Activistic Limited, Advisor to the Board of TAPPP (a Swisclear Global Inc.) and also served on the Board of YuuZoo Corporation. Nigel has a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College in London, an MBA with Distinction from Manchester Business School and a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing.