Andrew McFarlane

Executive Director, Modernization

Andrew became Payments Canada’s Executive Director of Modernization in March 2020 and is currently responsible for leading the modernization of Canada’s core clearing and settlement payments infrastructure.

As a member of the Accenture team, Andrew has been a valuable contributor to our Modernization program since early 2017, working with our member financial institutions and other stakeholders in Canada to gain their support for modernizing payments. Prior, Andrew consulted extensively in the financial services industry with Accenture in Ireland, in addition to leading the consulting firm’s open banking activities globally and shaping Accenture’s response to the Payments Services Directive 2 (PSD2) in Europe.

Area(s) of Expertise 
Open banking
Payments Regulation
Payments Innovation
Payments in Canada
Modernization
Languages Spoken: 
English