Darren Morford

As Director and Co-Founder of obconnect, Darran brings over 35 years of expertise in Financial Systems and Payment Processing. Darran’s experience includes leading large-scale implementations and delivering innovation to banks, issuers, acquirers, merchants, and processors around the world. Including 25 years within the card schemes implementing projects like global migration to Chip and PIN the late 90’s, early 2000’s for Visa and American Express

Darran is passionate about revolutionising the Open Banking and Open Data space, enabling Banks to provide Open Banking and Confirmation of Payee solutions that enable EcoSystem participants to harness data, and validate customers and payment processing capabilities through cutting-edge solutions. Having worked in Open Banking and Confirmation of Payee from the beginning Darran brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table having driven solutions for Banks and Fintechs alike. Darran is one of the few people that have built Open Banking for Banks to comply and for TPPs to connect, consume data and execute Payments.