Aaron Oliver
Aaron Oliver

Aaron Oliver

Head of Emerging Payments, Middle East and Africa


Aaron Oliver is the Head of Emerging Payments for Middle East and Africa (MEA) at MasterCard. In his current role, he is responsible for overseeing and managing the strategies and implementation plans of Emerging Payment products to meet the evolving needs of consumers. He is also a member of the MEA Operating Committee, which provides oversight for the overall operations of the organization in the region.

With an objective to further strengthen MasterCard’s position in the region and help enhance future growth, Aaron is also responsible for developing product strategies, implementation plans and applications of MasterCard’s Emerging Payment solutions, which include Mobile, E-Commerce, and Platforms such as chip, contactless, P2P, BillPay, InControl.

With over 10 years of experience in the payment solutions and services industry across the Asia Pacific and the MEA region, Aaron joins MasterCard from Visa where he held the position of Senior Business Leader, Mobile Money – Asia Pacific.

Prior to that, he also held a number of key leadership positions that included Managing Director, Fundamo Asia; Principal Consultant at HSL Consulting; and Vice President, mCommerce Services at Utiba.

Aaron holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Methods and Computer Science from the University of Saint Thomas, Minnesota.