Colin Payne

Freelancer/Self-employed, UK Operations Manager, Webforum Europe AB

Solihull, United Kingdom


Credit Cards
Loan Systems
Product Consultancy
Finance Director
Business Analysis
Project Management Solutions
IT Consulancy
IT Resources
Online Project Collaboration
Boardroom Collaboration
Software as a Service
Time Reporting
Document Archiving
Business Intelligence Solutions


Professional experience for Colin Payne

  • Current , since Sep 2013

    UK Operations Manager

    Webforum Europe AB

    Project and Document management online service to help you and your organisation run complex projects with collaboration between stakeholders within the same or different organisations. UK Operations manager for Webforum working together with Collabor8online in partnership to help companies deliver their projects.

  • 1 year and 8 months, Nov 2011 - Jun 2013

    Control Design Manager


  • 3 years and 2 months, Sep 2008 - Oct 2011


    ProCard Global Solutions

    ProCard is an international IT financial solutions-oriented company, specializing in Card, Financial Transaction Processing and International Banking Technology and Systems.

  • 3 years and 8 months, Sep 2007 - Apr 2011


    ProSwift Systems Limited

    An experienced IT Consultant covering the Consumer Finance Industry. Worked on projects with a number of Financial Institutions in a number of countries worldwide on the implementation of large IT systems. More recent roles include Business Analyst, Technical Architect and data Conversion Consultant. Company focus on supplying data conversion solutions for large multi-national clients as well as specific Card / Loans processing product consultancy. Project Collaboration and Management as Webfor

  • 1 year and 1 month, Sep 2009 - Sep 2010

    Software as a Service Partner

    Webforum Partner

    Webforum is a complete online service for your projects which facilitates file-sharing, time reporting, business intelligence, communication and collaboration. The tools will help you work more closely as a team with your colleagues, wherever they are based. Most recent accomplishment is to build a partnership with Webforum AB to bring Online Project Collaboration to the local UK market.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Jun 2007 - Dec 2008

    Senior Business Analyst / Conversion Consultant


    Senior Business analyst within Nordic team, supporting Cards and Loans release projects as well as process improvement projects. Use of extensive experience of the VisionPlus (locally ECS+) platform and business processes to support the business in their product enhancements. Recently also Conversion Consultant with other ProSwift Systems team members delivering a on-time and high technical standard 5-month Norway Card conversion project.

  • 2 years and 2 months, Sep 2005 - Oct 2007


    PG Conversions Ltd

    Co-Director and Owner of PG Conversions Limited, a company specialising in Data conversion projects. Initially focussing on large mainframe systems and the VisionPlus product the company has experience of a number of high-profile data conversion projects providing an end-to-end solution using their own developed tools and methodology.

  • 2 years, Jun 2005 - May 2007

    Business Analyst and Conversion Consultant

    GE Money

    Business Analyst and Data Conversion consultant on full launch of VisionPlus at GE Money in Latvia. The project involved working from the first business requirements stage until the live implementation and data conversion. The highly successful data conversion and reconciliation was carried out using methodology and tools brought in with ProSwift Systems.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Aug 2003 - Jan 2005

    Business Analyst and Project Manager

    HSBC Card Services

    Both Business Analyst and Project Manager during several projects at HFC Bank / HSBC. These projects included migration on to Version 8 of VisionPlus (WHIRL), Conversion of StoreCards from legacy system to VisionPlus and launch of new cards in Eastern Europe.

  • 4 months, Nov 2002 - Feb 2003

    Business Analyst

    First Data Corporation

    Onsite at client Akbank, Istanbul Business Analysis work on VisionPlus system

  • 4 months, Aug 2002 - Nov 2002

    Business Implementation Manager


    Business Implementation Manager on new card launch in Sweden with bank acquired by CitiFinancial in the Nordic region. This role inovlved putting together new operations processes within the business for supporting both Issuing and some Acquiring processes. Additionally some functions were outsourced to the Citibank Service centre in Barcelona and these processes also needed to be put in place.

  • 10 months, Nov 2001 - Aug 2002

    Senior Systems Analyst

    GZS Gesellschaft für Zahlungssysteme

    Systems Anlayst supporting and team leading CardPac projects for GZS (now First Data). This included working on the CardPac to Advantage migration (decommission) and also on the Loyalty Card platform including both Issuing and Acquiring processing.

  • 3 months, Aug 2001 - Oct 2001

    UAT Test Manager


    UAT Test Manager for 2 country (Belgium and Germany) Euro migration projects. These concurrent projects were managed on a split-site basis with a team of up to 15 testers in each country. A very tight (and fixed) timeline project was delivered with minimal errors and included full conversion of the Cards VisionPlus database.

  • 1 year and 4 months, May 2000 - Aug 2001

    Senior Systems Analyst

    Bank of Ireland

    Worked on the delivery team and UAT testing support for the CardPac Credit card migration to Euro. This was a highly successful project which was implemented with a level of quality and to the fixed deadline set by the Euro migration timelines.

  • 1 year and 10 months, Aug 1998 - May 2000

    Technical Analyst


    Systems Anlayst supporting and team leading CardPac projects for GZS (now First Data). This included working on the CardPac to Advantage migration (decommission) and also on the Loyalty Card platform including both Issuing and Acquiring processing.

  • 2 years and 10 months, Oct 1995 - Jul 1998

    Technical Analyst

    Sema Group

    Permanenet technical analyst on the CardPac Cards issuing platform. Initial work in the UK supporting serveral clients systems was followed by 2 years of work at the German office in Wiesbaden in a client support role both in production support for all German clients and also dedicated project support for GZS in Frankfurt.

Educational background for Colin Payne

  • 11 months, Sep 1993 - Jul 1994

    Chemistry (Overseas Exchange Programme)

    Technische Universität Darmstadt

  • 3 years and 11 months, Sep 1991 - Jul 1995

    Chemistry with a Year in Europe (Germany)

    University of East Anglia


  • English

    First language

  • German


  • French



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