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With its opening in Benelux, Galitt expands its service offer to the financial services community at the heart of Europe

Boulogne-Billancourt (France), November 25th, 2019
 

Galitt is proud to announce a new step in its international expansion thanks to a new office in Brussels to bring its expertise in financial services to the booming markets of Belgium,
Netherlands and Luxemburg.

 

European financial services ecosystem is undergoing important changes under the conjunction of the emergence of Fintechs, increased competition and an always-evolving regulatory environment.
In order to bring its expertise to all players in the payment industry in the Benelux, Galitt now opens a new office in Brussels that will deliver a wide array of services to players involved in the payment industry in the area.
 

Thanks to this new presence on the market, financial services players will be able to benefit from Galitt expertise and long-standing experience in delivering services to all kinds of operators in the payment industry: traditional banks, neobanks, Fintechs and merchants. Galitt brings its supports to financial services companies to define and improve their strategy for payment means and develop new payment-related services. In addition, Galitt supports its customers in conforming to the regulatory environment and making decisions in a payment ecosystem that becomes increasingly complex both from a technology and regulation standpoint.
 

The presence of Galitt in Benelux will especially focus on Payment Consulting & Services and Education services.
 

The Payment Consulting & Services activities provide support to Galitt customers wishing to establish and develop their payment services in relation with the major evolutions in the ecosystem.
Payment Consulting & Services proposed by Galitt include:
 

  • Strategy and innovation, including a permanent watch on technology evolutions as well as strategic and impact studies,
  • Marketing, to help financial institutions make better decisions thanks a better understanding and analysis of their environment,
  • Operational performance, to improve the operation, efficiency and customer satisfaction of payment services,
  • Project management, including specifications, project coordination and deployment,
  • Technical assistance, especially on hot topics including tokenization, instant payments, Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) and mobile payments,
  • Security services such as fight against fraud, prevention of fraud, and compliance with security standards, especially the PCI (Payment Card Industry) series.

 

Galitt offer in Benelux includes training sessions, which can be delivered in English, Dutch and French, and covers a wide variety of payment-related topics: European payment systems,
regulations, including the PSD2 and RTS, mobile payment, innovation in payments, nexo standards, fraud management, PCI certifications…
 

Emmanuel Caron, Practice Manager, Galitt Payment Consulting, declares: “Galitt implantation in the Benelux is managed by experienced payment experts who will be supported by the whole Galitt
organization to ensure our customers benefit from the best in class services allowing them to gain in expertise, market presence and more globally security and efficiency in their payment projects and operations.”
 

The first executives of Galitt Benelux are Robert Wastyn and Brian Bushnell. Both of them are senior manager consultants, with over 25 years of experience with different players in the financial services industry. Robert Wastyn has been part of Mastercard Europe as well as Intellect International, Visa and Clear2Pay as well as several consultancy companies including Sopra Banking Software. Brian Bushnell has built his experience at financial institutions (ABN Amro, KBC), as well as Deloitte Consulting, Clear2Pay and Sopra Banking Software.

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