Matthew Driver
Matthew Driver

Matthew Driver

Executive Vice President, Head of Services, Asia Pacific, Mastercard

Matthew is currently executive vice president and head of services for Mastercard in Asia Pacific responsible for the development and management of Mastercard’s services portfolio including Mastercard Advisors Consulting, Data & Analytics, Test&Learn, Loyalty, Managed Services, Innovation Management, as well as Cyber and Intelligence, Fraud & Risk Solutions.

Matthew joined Mastercard in 2002 as he graduated from Columbia and London Business Schools. He has held roles of increasing seniority in London, New York and Singapore. Most recently he was chief client officer, Citibank, for Mastercard based in Purchase NY responsible for managing all aspects of Mastercard’s global relationship with the world’s largest credit card issuer and payments bank. Prior to that, Matthew was the division president of Southeast Asia, the GM of Global Accounts Asia Pacific, GM of ABN AMRO relationship, and VP of Account Management (London).

Before Mastercard, Matthew enjoyed a career in consulting, financial services and analytics working at Edengene, American Express, operating companies within WPP plc and Westpac Banking Corporation.

Matthew is a former male champion of the Singapore Financial Women’s Association and was the UN HeForShe executive leader of the year for Singapore in 2016. He was also a recipient of a Global Pioneer Award from NTUC Singapore as part of their U Future Leaders program in 2017.

Matthew was previously vice chairman of the Financial Services Committee of the US ASEAN Business Council, an advisory board member of the Singapore Management University’s Lee Kong Chiang School of Business, and of MercyCorps Asia Pacific.

New Zealand born, Matthew is a Singapore citizen. He is married to Patricia and they have five grown up children.

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