Founder & Director

Phil Kenworthy

Phil founded Payment Systems Consultancy Ltd in 2015.  He possesses extensive skills built up in senior roles at a number of high profile financial organisations (including CEO of CHAPS – the UK’s High Value Payment System, and Operations Director at CLS – the cross-border FX Settlement body).  He has strong experience in working with key stakeholders such as Regulators, Boards and Trade Associations.

He has served at Board level both as an Executive and Non-Executive Director and is well versed in Board Governance and Board Effectiveness.  His most recent Non-Executive appointments were to the Board of ClearBank® in July 2017 and to the Advisory Board of RTGS.Global in July 2020.

He sits on the UK Access to Cash Review Panel as well as the Whitechapel Think Tank for Distributed Ledger Technology.

He has specialist knowledge of the operation of Payment Systems and associated settlement, FX, risk management (including Systemic and Operational Risk), CPMI-IOSCO PFMI compliance, Corporate Governance, operational resilience and business continuity, IT out-sourcing, development and cyber-security.