President, Southeast Asia
Matthew Driver is President, South East Asia for MasterCard Worldwide, a global payments organization. Based in Singapore, Mr. Driver is responsible for leading the MasterCard business in six markets, including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia and Indochina.
Mr. Driver joined MasterCard in 2002 in the UK, where he oversaw the Citibank relationship in Europe before becoming general manager and global lead for the ABN Amro account. He subsequently moved to Singapore as senior vice president and general manager for the Citibank account team in the Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA) region. Most recently he was responsible for the Key Relationships Division for MasterCard across APMEA.
Mr. Driver has over 20 years of experience in business development, consulting, product management and marketing in financial payments and business services, across more than 25 countries around the world. Prior to MasterCard, he held a range of senior business development, new product development, marketing and research roles at American Express, the WPP group of companies and Westpac Banking Corporation.
Born in New Zealand, Matthew holds MBAs from Columbia University in New York, and the London Business School; a Masters degree in International Business and Marketing from the University of Auckland, New Zealand; and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Economics & Marketing from the University of Otago, New Zealand.