Board Members

    John Chaplin

    Board member – Chairman

    John has been a prominent global figure in retail payments for many years, having previously held senior executive positions at Visa and First Data. He is currently a director of Sentenial and Interswitch, as well as board adviser to Trunomi and is actively involved in private equity with Helios the leading African fund.

    He is the organiser and chair of the Global Payments Innovation Jury, a panel of 70 leading CEOs.

    Oliver Bevan

    Board member – Non-Executive Director

    Oliver joined Dunedin in 2007. He manages the Intermediary programme for Dunedin and is responsible for sourcing and transacting deals across the UK, with a focus on Oil & Gas and Financial Services.

    Oliver worked on the buyouts of GPS, FRA, Kingsbridge, Alpha, EV Offshore, Premier Hytemp, CitySprint, U-POL and Hawksford; and the exit of Practice Plan. He currently represents Dunedin on the Boards of GPS, Kingsbridge and EV. He is a graduate of Oxford.

    Dougal Bennett

    Board member – Non-Executive Director

    Dougal Bennett joined Dunedin in 1999. He is responsible for Dunedin’s direct origination programme and concentrates on the Industrial Sector, with a particular interest in Specialist Manufacturing and Smart Industrials.

    Dougal was involved in the recent buyout of GPS, the global payments processor behind the UKs most exciting digital and challenger banks. Other investments for Dougal include EV offshore, the market leading global high-tech oil and gas camera provider and WFEL, the world leader in Tactical Military Bridges.

    He currently represents Dunedin on the Boards of GPS and Premier Hytemp. He studied Biochemistry at the Universities of Edinburgh and Pennsylvania.

    Tony Kerr

    Board member – Non-Executive Director

    Tony founded  Flex-e-card in 2000 before founding Global Processing Services in 2007. He was a former senior business manager in investment banking at leading organisations such as Salomon Brothers, UBS, JP Morgan and Commerzbank AG.

    Craig Dewar

    Board member – Non-Executive Director

    Craig founded Flex-e-card with Tony Kerr in 2000, before founding Global Processing Services. He was a former technology director in investment banking and front office systems within Salomon Brothers, JP Morgan, CSFB.

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