Global payments provider the Ingenico Group has announced that Panteha Pedram, Director of Risk at Ingenico ePayments, has been appointed to the Merchant Risk Council’s (MRC) European Advisory Board.
As a result the MRC, a global trade association that provides support and education to fraud and payments professionals in over 30 countries, will see see Pedram join the council as an advisor for its European region strategy.
Regarding her appointment, Pedram stated: “MRC is the perfect place to exchange knowledge, experience, and news on risk and payments. I believe it is essential we facilitate knowledge exchange in the industry. This sharing culture is the greatest benefit of the MRC to the payment industry.”
In her new role Pedram will be entrusted to aid fellow council members in understanding the new regulatory changes as well as supporting their adaptation to the new technologies within the eCommerce payments industry.
Una Dillon, Managing Director of MRC Europe added: “She brings a wide-reaching experience across many aspects of payments and fraud as well as a strong merchant sector knowledge. She is passionate about payments and fraud prevention so fits in perfectly with our enthusiastic group of Advisors in Europe.”
Pedram is set to take up her role on 1 July 2020 in what will be her first two year term with the MRC, at the end of which she is able to stand for re-election.