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Stanley Skoglund


Stanley Skoglund is an experienced leader in the payments industry.

Stanley joined Visa International in London in 2001 and held several senior roles at Visa in Europe, Middle East and Africa before leaving Visa in 2013. In his roles at Visa Stanley was involved and led several strategic initiatives in the payment system risk disciplines, as well as promoting better transparency and accountability in the payments eco-system for all participants. At the time Stanley left Visa in 2013, he was senior vice president of Payment System & Enterprise Risk, overseeing Visa’s European risk and compliance activities in the markets and Visa’s corporate enterprise risk framework.

After leaving Visa Stanley has worked as an executive and non-executive director with PE backed payments companies to help them scale by building commercial and operational capacity to achieve growth and increased profit. Stanley is also the co-founder of the Minerva Partnership Consultancy Ltd. Minerva provides a wide range of services to start-up and blue chip companies in the payment and Fintech industries in Europe and the USA.  When not consulting in payments, Stanley runs a successful leadership development and executive coaching practice, serving clients in various industries.

Stanley is a member of the executive board of European Women Payments Network (‘EWPN’) and a trustee of Noah’s Ark Children Venture (‘NACV’) in the UK.

Stanley trained as a sociologist at the University of Oslo and received his post-graduate research degree in 1999 and also holds an MSc degree in organisational change & consulting from Ashridge Business School (2015) and PGCert. In executive coaching from UWE Bristol (2016).

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