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Alessandro Hatami


Managing Partner

United Kingdom



Alessandro is the Managing Partner of Pacemakers, a research and strategy firm dedicated to enabling large payments, financial services and banking firms deliver successful digital change through partnering.

Prior to Pacemakers, he was the COO of Digital Banking and Group Digital Payments Director at Lloyds Banking Group, the UK’s largest retail and commercial bank. He was also the MD of a large EU payment processor and Director Large Merchant Services at PayPal the global alternative payments platform. He started his career in financial services as European Marketing Director at GE Capital.

Alessandro is a mentor of several FinTech start-ups working with Techstars, Seedcamp, Startupbootcamp in London and Kickstarter in Zurich. He is also an investor in several early-stage technology and FinTech companies.