Hans Van Buylaere

Managing Director, Middle East


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Hans Van Buylaere, with degree in finance, started his career in 1997, as a commercial advisor at Fortis BNP Paribas Bank (Belgium). His main expertise however lies in sales and business development of IT solutions for banks. Hans worked for a number of core banking providers, including Callatay&Wouters and SunGard. His solid knowledge of the payment industry came from working for SIDE International, a provider of SWIFT-related solutions and the well-known anti-money laundering software SafeWatch.

Having moved to the Middle East in 2007, Hans gained deep understanding of the local payment market. As the Head of OpenWay Middle East since 2009, he is growing the regional business activities, signing up new customers and building a local delivery and support team.