Our People

Adrian Hausser, CEO
Adrian co-founded PayX International in 1996 and is responsible for leading the company. An international executive leader with over 23 years Payments Industry experience working for organisations including National Australia Group, CEKAB, Danske, TXN solution Integrators, ACI Worldwide and VeriFone. With a unique specialism for merging major organisational, business and technology change programmes into focused results.

Coreen Foster, President Americas
Coreen co-founded PayX International in 1996 and is currently responsible for leading the company’s Americas expansion and market presence. Previous PayX roles include New Region Business Development, Partner Management and Marketing. Coreen is an international executive leader with over 20 years Payments Industry experience in a career covering a variety of user, processing and software organisations across North and South America, and Europe. Coreen is an expert at binding customers, partners and vendors together to achieve combined tangible gains.

Gareth Bailey, CFO
Prior to joining PayX, Gareth headed up the governance and finance function for the IT and Logistics department for Marks and Spencer plc. Gareth has over 20 years experience as a Chartered Accountant. He has worked in IT for the past 13 years, including at VeriFone as the EMEA CFO. Gareth brings strong commercial acumen to PayX combined with best practice and strong leadership skills.

Sharon Mulligan, SVP Corporate Governance
Sharon holds all corporate responsibility for the PayX Group, for the Finance, Compliance and Back Office functions. Sharon’s career spans across multiple industries and commercial roles including Retail Management through to Organisational change and restructuring within Conferences and Publishing. Prior to joining PayX, Sharon consulted with National Australia Group as a HR Business Partner working actively on compliance projects and major change programmes.

Strategic Advisors

Nigel Bidmead
In working with PayX, Nigel has brought with him strong experience in major Payments Industry organisations. Nigel recently worked with First Data International as Senior Vice President for their Merchant Acquiring Business. Prior to First Data, Nigel was Managing Director and Senior Vice President at VeriFone for 6 years, delivering explosive growth in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Region contributing to their IPO in 2005. Nigel, throughout his career, has worked with several leading international software, internet and telecommunication companies including ACI Worldwide, S1, QSI and British Telecom.

Matt Fletcher
Matt has worked in the Financial Services IT industry for over 30 years. During that he has worked at all levels in the industry, including design, development, Project management, Head of IT Architecture, Head of IT Research, Head of IT Operations, Head of IT Security and Compliance and Head of IT Service management. As well as delivering major IT change projects, he was also instrumental in developing IT Strategic plans, achieving SOX compliance, operational cost reductions and delivery of ITIL Certification to ISO2000 Standard across three organisational geographies. He has broad leadership and management experience, having operated at Board level, and managed both specialist teams and large operational teams. He is currently working as independent adviser to a number of international IT companies.