After gaining experience at Board level at a number of companies, Ron led the MBO which created UK independent ATM operator Bank Machine in 2003. He continued as CE0 of the company until 2012.
Ron has served in many roles including on the Governance Committee of LINK ATM Network; as an elected Director of the UK Payments Council; as European Chair of the ATM Industry Association; as Chair of the Cash Learning Partnership; and as Chair of the UK Cash Supply Alliance.
Recognised as a world expert on payments, Ron is a regular contributor to both academic journals and magazines, including Fintech Finance, in which his articles have appeared in every edition.
Ron has worked on many consultancy projects, including this year producing an in depth report for LINK on the payment systems of the planets ten most populace countries.
Ron is currently leading the Payment Choice Alliance, an initiative of the UK Cash Supply Alliance, on a two year project to ensure a Payment Choice Act becomes law, ensuring the UK public enjoy payment choice forever.
Ron takes a keen interest in politics and economics, enjoys travel and loves sport, especially his beloved Heart of Midlothian Football Club.