Kai-Christian Claus
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Kai-Christian Claus

EY Global Payments Senior Advisor

Strategic advisor for leading players in the global payments industry. Enthusiast with passion and energy.

As Senior Advisor to the EY Global Payments practice, Kai-Christian works across geographies, service lines and sectors to help enhance our brand and go-to-market strategy.

He supports our regional payments leaders on global pursuits and account development and contributes thought leadership.

In 2001, he founded the boutique strategy firm Innovalue, which would later become part of EY Parthenon, and served as a partner and managing director until May 2020.

His advisory focuses on strategy development and M&A. Typical projects include transaction advisory, growth and market entry strategies, development of operating models, as well as commercial due diligence.

Kai-Christian has a Diploma in Business Administration from International Management School in Malente.

How Kai-Christian is building a better working world

“Payments is a key capability for industry conversion, an important driver for financial inclusion and a prerequisite for the global digital economy.

In my role, I aim to reduce cash and increase electronic payments by helping to develop payment services for the emerging markets and make payment options available for everybody globally.”

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