Our Team

Witstock brings together an exceptional team of directors who are recognised as leaders in their fields. Together with a broad network of specialist associates they can deliver tangible, valuable results across the cards and payments spectrum.

adrian reward matters

Adrian Cannon

Serial entrepreneur in the management consulting sector

  • Programme Director – UK NFC Steering Board
  • Managing Director (Interim) – Faster Payments Scheme Limited –the world’s leading immediate payments service
  • Executive member of UK Payments Council (UK Payments Administration Limited)
  • Lead innovation expert on the Enterprise Ireland innovation development programme
  • Director of Edgar, Dunn & Company responsible for innovation and merchant acquiring
  • Director of Strategy and M&A – Elavon Merchant Service Europe
  • Lead Programme Advisor Canadian, Greek, Italian and Saudi Arabian national Chip and PIN Migration programmes

simon reward matters

Simon Blagden CBE

Simon has over 25 years’ business experience in the IT and Telecoms industry

  • GEC as an International Commercial Manager
  • Quante AG UK Managing Director and then joined the Main Board in 1995 as CEO of International Operations
  • Spescom, Johannesburg Head of International Telecomms and IT business
  • In 2004, he was appointed as Non Executive Chairman of Fujitsu UK and is a member of Fujitsu UK’s leadership team
  • Simon is Chairman of HRH The Duke of York’s charity, The Duke of York’s Community Initiative and is a member of The Appeal Board of Combat Stress, the military mental health charity and Patron of The East of England Military Museum.

lindsay reward matters

Lindsay Robertson

Specialist in cards and payments with over 30 years’ experience in Financial Services and the Public Sector.

  • Chief Executive – ITSO Limited – ITSO is the non-profit organisation which defines and develops the UK-wide technical specification for smart ticketing
  • Managing Consultant – PA Consulting.   Key assignments include:

Home Office’s national Identity Card
Led commercial due diligence teams for 2 successful private equity backed
Led programme to deliver the Department for Transport’s national
concessionary travel scheme
Led review of the IPR in Transport for London’s Oyster system
Led strategy design team for a Northern European card processor
Seconded as Head of Consulting for ProcServe, the leading procurement
Launching the UK’s first VISA Delta branded card