Kevin Jenkins

Managing Director UK & Ireland, Visa

Kevin Jenkins was appointed Managing Director, UK and Ireland at Visa Europe in July 2014 and is responsible for two of the World’s most innovative and sophisticated payments markets. In the UK alone, £1 in every £3 spent is spent on a Visa card. Kevin has been at the forefront of driving the adoption of contactless payments; including the introduction of contactless payments on London Transport, where there are 1 million Visa journeys a day. Kevin is a regular commentator on innovation, and technology in financial services.

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Author's Latest Articles

February 23, 2017

Key trends for payments in 2017

The world of banking and payments is ever evolving. Buoyed by advances to technology, consumers now have access to a myriad of ways to pay, and the possibilities for the banking sector are similarly diverse.

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February 08, 2017

The future customer journey

E-commerce is now a regular fixture in people’s purchasing habits – and continues to show demonstrable growth on mobile devices.

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January 30, 2017

A strong year overall for UK consumer spending

There’s no question that the past year has been an eventful one for the UK, with Brexit in particular casting a shadow on the economic outlook and consumer confidence.

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December 09, 2016

Online retailers dominate November and Black Friday

The UK Christmas shopping season is off to a good start for consumers and retailers alike.

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