Volker Schloenvoigt
PrincipalEdgar, Dunn & Company
Volker is a Principal in Edgar, Dunn & Company’s London office and heads the European Acquiring Practice. Volker has almost 20 years of consulting experience and has developed significant experience in financial services from working with banks, merchants, card payment schemes, technology vendors and regulatory bodies in a variety of different countries including markets in Europe, the US, the Middle East and South Africa.

His main focus is retail payments and within that he has a track record in strategy development and deep expertise in profitability improvement, strategic planning and financial modelling. Over the last 5 years Volker has done a significant amount of work on payment acceptance for acquirers and payment gateways / PSPs ranging from corporate strategy to performance benchmarking and pricing. In this area he has also worked with many players outside the traditional banking and payments industry and supported license applications and business case development.

Volker’s other focus is on M&A in the payments sector. He provides investment advice to both strategic and financial investors and he has provided due diligence support on multiple transactions in the payment industry.