Head of Industry Relations
Sue Whitney is a 20 year veteran in the Canadian Payments industry. Sue is Head of Industry Relations for the Canadian Payments Association, responsible for direct engagement with all participants to shape modernization of the core clearing and settlement infrastructure. Prior to that, in addition to her own consulting practice, for more than eight years Sue led the design and launch of new retail payment solutions for Visa in Canada, including Visa Debit, Visa payWave, prepaid and Visa Checkout. Sue also launched new products and solutions for the Interac Network, including the development of its EMV capabilities. Sue has hands-on technology experience with a major Canadian fin tech company, optimizing software performance in fraud management and EMV processing. Sue also brings a unique perspective as a former regulator in payments, holding several executive roles in the Department of Finance in Ottawa.