Penser Consulting is a specialist consulting firm focused on the payments industry. Based in London, we work across Europe, Asia and North America. Our clients range from private equity funds and their portfolio companies, to large retailers and global financial institutions. We are a team of highly experienced executives who have worked in payments on every continent, ranging from large Fortune 100 companies to innovative start-ups growing rapidly.
We are at the forefront of the digital payments revolution. Our expertise spans traditional systems and emerging technologies within payments.
We are a full service practice and provide end-to-end support on building and growing your business.
- Product development
- Sales & marketing
- International expansion & market entry
- Data analytics & insights
- Mergers & Acquisition advisory services
We are payments industry experts first and foremost. We believe in assisting clients from strategy through to execution. Comprised of people who know how to operate successfully in startups as well as Fortune 500 companies, we are adept at delivering on complex engagements that cut across business lines, cultures, time zones and stakeholders. We thrive in high pressure situations with a focus on tangible results.
Penser Consulting speaks at Payments International 2017
September 2017 Penser Consulting is excited to be speaking at Payments International Conference in London on Developments in Mobile Payments. See the full agenda here https://finance.knect365.com/payments-international/agenda/3
Penser Consulting speaks at London Fintech Week 2017
July 2017 Penser Consulting is excited to be speaking at London Fintech Week on The International Payments Ecosystem. See the full agenda here https://www.fintechweek.com/agenda
Mobile Payments in Asia
May 2017 Mobile Payments in Asia A snapshot of mobile payments readiness in select Asian countries
Penser Consulting speaks at Payments International 2016
December 2016 Penser Consulting was honoured to be invited to be speak at Payments International 2016 on ‘Mobile Initiatives – From Wallet Wars & New Innovators To… Read More
Mobile payments still a work in progress
October 2016 Penser Consulting quoted in the The Sunday Times, the UK’s largest selling newspaper: ‘Mobile payments still a work in progress’ – http://raconteur.net/technology/mobile-payments-still-a-work-in-progress
Apple Pay Needs to Prove It’s Actually Better Than a Physical Wallet – BackChannel.com
9 September 2016 By April Glaser Quotes from Kebbie Sebastian, MD of Penser Consulting https://www.wired.com/2016/09/apple-pay-needs-to-prove-its-actually-better-than-a-physical-wallet/
War of the Mobile Wallets – July 2016
31 July 2016 Global coverage of Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay, and their key competitors in each country
War of the Mobile Wallets – June 2016
30 June 2016 Global coverage of Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay, and their key competitors in each country
Penser Consulting speaking at Mobile World Congress 2016
22 February 2016 Penser Consulting is honored to be invited to speak at Mobile World Congress 2016 on The Remote Payments Opportunity. As the world’s largest and… Read More
BBC Money Box interview: Can We Live Without Cash?
5 January 2016 BBC Money Box once again interviews Penser Consulting on living in a cashless society. Click here for the full interview – http://bbc.in/1R3cFP3
BBC Money Box interviews Penser Consulting on The Payments Revolution
18 November 2015 Kebbie Sebastian, Managing Director of Penser Consulting was a guest on the BBC’s Money Box programme, where he shared his thoughts on new ways… Read More
World’s biggest money transfer markets
6 October 2015 World’s biggest money transfer markets and money remittance corridors.
Penser Consulting to speak at Mobile Commerce & Banking 2015
Penser Consulting MD Kebbie Sebastian will be presenting on ‘Beyond Payments: The Convergence of Mobile, Loyalty and Analytics’. http://www.openmobilemedia.com/mobile-payments-europe/conference-speakers.php
Carmakers hunt for share of the mobile wallet market – FT.com
9 April 2015: By Sarah Mishkin Quotes from Kebbie Sebastian, MD of Penser Consulting https://www.ft.com/content/4204200e-d999-11e4-a8f1-00144feab7de
How Facebook plans to wrestle its way into mobile payments
23 October 2014: Facebook is major force in social media Facebook has managed to stay relevant despite predictions that its demise would come about as soon as… Read More
Amazon muscles in on store payments with credit card reader – Financial Times
24 September 2014: By Sarah Mishkin in San Francisco and Murad Ahmed in London Quotes from Kebbie Sebastian, MD of Penser Consulting http://on.ft.com/VlmIUJ