Kai-Christian Claus
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Kai-Christian Claus

EY Global Payments Leader

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

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

He coordinates our regional payments leaders on global pursuits and account development, oversees events and manages knowledge and thought leadership for global payments.

In 2001, he founded the boutique strategy firm that would become EY Innovalue and has been partner and managing director ever since.

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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