Jonathan Williams

Principal Consultant, Mk2 Consulting


Jonathan Williams is an independent consultant in payments, identity and fraud prevention working for advisory firm Mk2 Consulting. Jonathan also brings experience in cybersecurity, telecommunications and software to his clients. Areas of special interest are PSD2, Identity Assurance, financial crime and ACH fraud.

Jonathan joined Mk2 from a role as head of Strategy and Product for Payments at Experian. Prior to this he was responsible for the product propositions which took two start-ups to IPO and one to acquisition: Content Technologies, Virata Corporation and Eiger Systems. He has also held engineering and IT roles at British Aerospace (now BAE Systems), the University of Cambridge and Advanced Telecommunications Modules Ltd

Jonathan speaks at many conferences worldwide and has recently addressed audiences for the Association of Corporate Treasurers, the Federal Reserve’s conference on payments and EuroFinance. He also writes for trade journals including The Treasurer and Future Finance.

Jonathan holds an MA in Theoretical Physics and a postgraduate qualification in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge and is a member of the Payment Strategy Forum’s Financial Crime, Data and Security working group and the Open Forum on Open Banking.