Trust Payments continues growth with new Chief Risk Officer appointment


Trust Payments has appointed Tom Pilling as Chief Risk Officer (CRO) responsible for overseeing the group’s risk management framework as it expands in key sectors and geographically into the UK, EU and the US.  

As part of his new role, Pilling will oversee and ensure the strategic management of the group’s risk procedures in the existing EU regulatory licensed market, as well as expansion in the UK. 

Speaking about his new role, Pilling noted: “I am delighted to join the Trust Payments team and share the many years of acquiring experience I have gained to help the company with its next phase. The Trust Payments Board and Executive Committee have demonstrated a compelling vision for Trust Payments over the coming years and I am truly honoured to be part of this exciting journey.”  

Pilling joins Trust Payments from Payvision where he held the role of Director of Risk Operations. His previous positions include Head of Risk, Risk and Underwriting Manager and Fraud Operations Manager at Payvision, Paysafe Group and WorldPay. In total, he brings 19 years’ of payments experience to the Trust Payments group.  

Commenting on the news, Daniel Holden, CEO, added: “We are delighted to welcome Tom on board. The group will benefit greatly from his deep commercial understanding and knowledge of risk management. He will play a key role in supporting us to scale rapidly while maintaining a strong focus on risk and underwriting.”