Noah joins BCB Group’s executive leadership team from Paysafe, where he was Chief Banking Officer, leading the global banking and payments division he created to run the rails on which Paysafe’s $100bn+ annual payment volume was processed. His teams were responsible for global financial partnerships and operations across international and digital banking, alternative payments, crypto, embedded finance, FX and credit/lending, as well as clearing schemes and card networks. This included the management of relationships and strategy involving over a hundred banks and dozens of payment, acquiring and processing partners across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions.
Before Paysafe, he hailed from Standard Chartered Bank as Director of Fintech Banking & Advisory, where he was responsible for building and advising the bank’s Fintech client franchise in Europe and North America in order to market its emerging market footprint whilst also improving the governance framework for the sector.
Prior to this, Sharp spent 11 years at Deutsche Bank, where he was a corporate banker covering global relationships for European and US headquartered Fintechs, card schemes, insurance companies and other non-bank financial institutions. He also spent time in Deutsche’s transaction banking and COO divisions with several roles in international locations, including India and the US.