Etienne Goosse : Etienne Goosse is the Director General of the European Payments Council. He has extensive professional experience across different sectors of the payments industry. He started his career with the Belgian central bank. He held executive positions at eurocheque International, Europay International and MasterCard Europe. In his previous assignments, Mr Goosse’s responsibilities included franchise management, legal and regulatory affairs, stakeholder management as well as finance and administration. He also has an extensive track record in managing governance as well as European and public affairs.
Francis is Head of the SEPA offering for the BNP Paribas group. Francis joined the BNP Paribas group in 2003 and held several different senior managerial positions. Previously he was the Member of the Board at AGF Belgium Bank. He is a payments expert and is involved in the SEPA process since the start. He is a member of various industry committees and represents BNP Paribas in several forums related to development of payments, e-payments and cash management. He is EPC Scheme Management Board member and co-chaired the ERPB e-mandates working group.