Head of Transaction Services, ING, The Netherlands
SWIFT Director since 2012. Chair of the SWIFT Banking & Payments Committee of the Board, SWIFT. Mark Buitenhek is a seasoned banker. He joined ING in 1988 and is Global Head Transaction Services with overall responsibility for payments, cash management, trade finance, working capital solutions, the digital channels and acquiring for Wholesale Banking. Additionally, he is responsible for the ING Payments Centre (across Wholesale- and Retail Banking) and Bank Mendes Gans N.V. Mark is a member of ING’s Leadership Council and the Wholesale Banking Executive Team. Mark is a recognised international keynote speaker, specialised in banking industry disruption, industry (Fintech) innovation and customer experience. Mark is an active leader in a range of European industry bodies in payments and cards. Besides being a SWIFT board director, he is also a member of the Advisory Board of MasterCard. Next to that he is a member of the Board of TradeIX and the chair of the Supervisory Board of PayConiq and Payvision.