Sectors: Enabling Technologies


VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporates and governments. In May 2017, we became part of the Mastercard family. Together we’re redrawing the lines of what’s possible in payments by bringing bank account and card based payments under one roof. We enable payment innovation and choice by designing, building and operating world-class payment systems. As a technology company, we connect individuals, businesses and organisations around the world, powering economies and empowering people to make payments whenever they want, wherever they want and however they want.


Sales Director – Scheme, Government and Financial Institutions

Chris Dunne has commercial responsibility for Vocalink’s scheme businesses (covering Bacs, Faster Payments, Cheque and Credit Clearing and Current Account Switching), as well as the Government and Financial Institution businesses. He is also responsible for managing the executive relationships with the payments industry and Bank of England.
Chris is also a member of the Payment Systems Regulator Panel.
He joined the company in 2004 and has played a key role in the successful implementation of the Bacs technology renewal programme, the delivery of Faster Payments and the new Current Account Switching Service. He has held several senior roles as Customer Services Director, Strategy Director and Payment Services Director before taking on his current role.
Chris was previously Head of Strategy for the Treasury Services division at Reuters. Prior to that he held a number of roles in the foreign exchange industry and at KPMG.
Chris has a First in Computer Science from Royal Holloway, and he maintains a keen interest in technology and cyber security.