Icon’s Head of Payments, Tom Hay appointed to InstaPay’s editorial advisory board

10 June 2016


Tom Hay, heads up Icon’s payment team and has a wealth of experience in aiding financial institutions move to faster payments. With two decades of payments experience as Head of Architecture with one of Europe’s largest clearing houses, and as CTO of a successful VC-backed company selling real-time payments products to international markets.

Hay said: “I’m honoured to be part of InstaPay and to join the other exceptional members on the editorial advisory board. With the growing demand for instant payments,  the payment arena has been calling out for a definitive source of instant payment intelligence. ”

Mark McMurtrie, editor of InstaPay comments, “Tom Hay has extensive first hand experience of implementing instant payment systems globally and so was a natural choice to be an editorial advisory board member. Already InstaPay is benefitting from his expertise and as Editor I am grateful for his strong input and sound counsel.The site is guided by a highly experienced editorial advisory board drawn from consultancies, clearing houses, scheme managers and vendors who will help ensure the content remains fresh and serves the needs of the financial services and payment industries.”

InstaPay is an independent knowledge centre aimed at those interested in the transition by financial institutions towards the world of instant payments. Sharing news, insight and information, headed by an experienced payments professional and with a strong editorial advisory board, it seeks to establish a never-before-seen payments community. InstaPay also encourages debate and discussion through its companion InstaPay LinkedIn Group. InstaPay welcomes curated submissions from members of the financial services and payments industries.