Paysafe names Osborne as new information security chief

Paysafe names Osborne as new information security chief

Paysafe Group, the parent company of Income Access, has appointed Alan Osborne as its new chief information security officer (CISO).

Published 26th September 2019

Osborne will assume responsibility for cyber and physical security across the group, as well as lead the development and implementation of the payments provider’s global IT risk and business continuity strategy.

Osborne was most recently CISO for National Grid, the multinational electricity and gas utility company, and also previously served as chief security officer at global payment processing company Worldpay.

Earlier in his career, Osborne also held senior positions in global management consultancy, managed security services and financial services.

“As a business which has had a dynamic growth journey with proven success in serving industries with specialised payment needs across the world, Paysafe presents a fantastic opportunity,” Osborne said.

“I am very much looking forward to working closely with Roy and the rest of the leadership team to support the strategic priorities of the business and continue to drive growth.”

Roy Aston, chief information officer of Paysafe, added: “I am delighted that Alan has joined our technology leadership team at such an exciting time in Paysafe’s journey.

“His strong technical credentials and vast knowledge of the payments, finance and technology sectors will add further strength to our focus on maintaining our world-class resilience and the smooth running of our business from a technology standpoint.”