David Sear

David Sear

Executive Chairman


A leading fintech entrepreneur and investor for over 20 years, David co-founded WorldPay in 1999 and has since garnered an enviable track record, including:

Creating Travelex’s prepaid card business which sold to Mastercard for $500m

Driving Travelex’s global B2B payments business, selling it to Western Union for $1bn

Leading Skrill/Paysafe as CEO and selling it for $1.3bn to Optimal Payments

David is currently Executive Chairman at Ixaris, Non-Executive Chairman of both Semafone and Bango, and Non-Executive Director at tax-refund and payments specialist Planet.