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Chris Hamilton

CEO (Chief Executive Officer)

Chris Hamilton is the CEO of BankservAfrica. During his time as CEO of the Australian Payments Clearing Association, APCA played a central coordinating role for many aspects of the Australian payments evolution, with the country now deploying one of the most advanced payment systems in the world.


Hamilton was born in Sydney, Australia and worked as a solicitor there specialising in Security Industry Law and has wide-ranging industry policy experience in the Australian Financial Services – this includes 11 years with the Australian Stock Exchange where he was the Executive General Manager responsible for clearing and settlement.

Martin Grunewald
CPO (Chief Payments Officer)

Martin Grunewald is the CPO at BankservAfrica. He comes from a banking, payments and business process outsourcing background.

Grunewald worked at both FNB and EDS before joining BankservAfrica in a consultancy role in November 2009 on the Nedbank Cheque Outsourcing project and was then appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Business Process Outsourcing division in July 2010.