Lorenzo Pellegrino, CEO of Skrill, NETELLER and Income Access is a proven global business executive with extensive experience in the payments sector. Prior to assuming his current role, Lorenzo was the Executive Vice President of Digital Development for Optimal Payments plc from 2012 to 2015. Before joining Optimal Payments, he held executive level positions at Skrill (previously known as Moneybookers); first as Vice President for Sales and Account Management in the UK and then as Vice President of Business Development in the US.
Lorenzo earned his degree in Public Administration and International Institutions Management from the Università Commerciale "Luigi Bocconi", located in Milan, Italy. He also attended the University of Westminster in the UK, where he completed a Business Certificate & Diploma, with a focus on Marketing.
In his current role, Lorenzo’s responsibilities include oversight of Paysafe’s Digital Wallets’ P & L with a strong focus on Account Management, Sales, Operations, Marketing and Product Development, expanding B2B and B2C business worldwide, driving revenue through customer acquisition new business opportunities. His vision will continue to drive the business forward as a leading technology and marketing service provider across multiple channels and geographies.
CEO of Skrill, NETELLER and Income Access
Tara Wilson is an accomplished leader with nearly 20 years of experience, achieving overall excellence in the tech space and delivering superior results based on emerging business practices within the payments sector and digital marketing space.
Tara joined Paysafe Group in 2015, later making an internal transition to its marketing technology and services provider, Income Access. Currently, she holds the Chief Operating Officer position, overseeing all aspects of Income Access, including the continued development and innovation of the product offering, streamlining of all operational processes, and growing the company’s global client base by breaking into new verticals globally.
Proud and passionate, Tara is a positive disruptor invested in diversity and inclusion, promoting core values and a progressive workplace culture. She participates in Paysafe’s Diversity and Inclusion program, and is the proud recipient of numerous accolades, including: Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada 2019, Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders Award (Women's Executive Network / WXN), Women Run Workplace of the Year 2020, 2019 (Stevie Awards), Female Executive of the Year 2020, 2018 (Stevie Awards) and 2018 Woman of Inspiration Award, SupportHER (Universal Women’s Network).
COO of Income Access
Sarafina Wolde Gabriel
Passionate about marketing, Sarafina has over 15 years of experience in the affiliate and digital marketing spheres and more than a decade’s worth of expertise in leadership. In her current role as the VP of Strategy, Sarafina provides direction for developing innovative solutions, fostering key business partnerships, seeking new business ventures, and expanding the company’s global presence. Sarafina enjoys laughing, travelling and running. She’s also a big fan of Arsenal FC, and you’ll never find her without music.
Director Product and Experience
John heads the Product team at Income Access. He works with the rest of the Product team to continuously enhance the Income Access software in order to offer the most up to date and relevant features to our clients, affiliates and business partners. John has a passion for building things, which makes him a great fit for his role at Income Access. Outside his position as Director of Product and Experience, John is a husband, father of two and lover of animals and the environment.
In her role as Director of Marketing, Erica drives the Income Access brand and marketing strategy along with the support of our Digital Marketing, Communications and Design teams. She also oversees the Marketing Services and Affiliate Marketing teams which handle various marketing activities for our wide range of clients. Erica is a passionate marketer who is always on the lookout for new marketing techniques and tools. In her spare time, she plays golf and ultimate frisbee, and likes to be active exploring the outdoors with her kids and family.
Director Onboarding & Process Management
As the Director of Onboarding & Process Management, Jessica focuses on creating a fast and seamless onboarding experience for clients, as well as driving synergy through cross-department processes and maintaining all documentation through a business wide knowledge centre. What most people don’t know about Jessica is she can speak four languages and she used to be a pianist for hire, but now just does it for fun. In her free time, she enjoys music, festivals, dancing, adventure traveling, trying new foods and hiking.
Director Client Services
Geoff’s role focuses on supporting and helping our software clients grow. He leads Account Management and Support. Geoff is committed to ensuring all of our clients are getting timely and clear communication and are able get the maximum benefit from their Income Access platform. He strives to ensure he and his team know their clients’ businesses inside and out, in order to provide tailored support. Geoff enjoys traveling and taking in the cuisine and sports of cities all around the world.
Global Head Sales
Jonathan – or JV as most of us, at Income Access call him – worked at Paysafe for several years before moving internally to join the Income Access family, in 2017. Now, he runs our sales team from our office in London. JV and his team travel frequently to various conferences and exhibitions around the world and enjoy finding solutions to fit the needs of our current and any potential clients. JV is a massive fan of Crystal Palace football club and a keen marathon runner.
A longstanding member of the team, Wei is the Financial Controller here at Income Access. Under her leadership, the Income Access accounting department provides numerous internal and external services and financial guidance in a wide range of activities, including day-to-day accounting, reporting and analytics and government compliance. When she is not in the office, Wei enjoys spending her free time outdoors, no matter the time of year, and will take part in activities like cross-country skiing, swimming and hiking.
Director Software Development
Edmond is the Head of Development here at Income Access. In his role, he is responsible for all items related to the development and improvement of our proprietary software. Edmond is enthusiastic about and committed to ensuring that our infrastructure is built according to the industry’s best practices, and that it is able to scale up to follow the growth of our increasing customer base. Edmond makes the most of both the indoors and outdoors, as a big movie fan and avid runner and skier. He also enjoys barbecuing with a good bottle of wine.
Manager, Corporate Communications, North America
Nick is the communications lead for Paysafe in the US and Canada, with a remit that covers all business units in both markets, including the Montreal-headquartered Income Access. Supported by an in-house communications team based at Paysafe’s two Montreal offices and a New York-based PR agency, Nick oversees media relations and all other external communications for Income Access and Paysafe’s other North American businesses. Outside of the office, Nick enjoys travel, literature, world cinema and cultivating his vegetable garden.
Stephanie joined the Income Access team in 2015 as Legal and Compliance Specialist and is now our Legal Counsel. In her role, she provides day-to day-legal support for our Directors, Account Management, Marketing and Sales teams. Stephanie works closely with new and existing clients to draft various agreements and ensure that contract negotiations are smooth, resulting in mutually beneficial outcomes for all parties involved. In her spare time, she loves to hang out with her family and runs a non-profit clothing shop that donates the proceeds of its sales to charity.