Speaker Biography

Tony Hayes

Tony Hayes

Managing Partner

Banking & Payments Group

Tony Hayes is the Founding Partner of Banking & Payments Group, a management consulting firm dedicated to serving the banking and payments industry. The firm provides best-in-class actionable advice to senior executives, bringing unmatched expertise and dedication to its clients.

Before founding Banking & Payments Group, Tony was the Global Lead for Payments at Oliver Wyman. Tony and the practice served a wide range of clients across the full payments ecosystem and in every major region. Additionally, he was the co-head of the Retail & Business Banking practice in the Americas. Prior to joining Oliver Wyman in 2007, Tony was a Managing Director with Dove Consulting where he led the firm’s Financial Services practice.

Tony is a recognized expert on consumer and small business payments, with work in credit, debit and prepaid cards; mobile wallets, faster payments and cash, and with clients spanning issuers, ATM deployers, networks, acquirers, mobile network operators, central banks and private equity investors. His recent engagements include bank-fintech alliances, pricing optimization, bank equity investment diligence and small business lending.

Beyond his client work, Tony has led several industry studies, including an annual digital payments benchmarking study. Tony graduated with First Class Honors from Oxford University.