As the Chief Payments Officer, Donna Kinoshita brings more than 20 years of stakeholder and strategic product development experience. Donna is responsible for managing Payments Canada's relationships with its members, stakeholders and regulators, and Payments Canada's communications, policy and research functions. As payments continue to rapidly evolve, Donna and her teams work closely with all industry stakeholders to ensure the Canadian payment ecosystem is inclusive, enables fair competition and supports a thriving Canadian economy.
Prior to Payments Canada, Donna led Symcor’s integrated sales, product and marketing strategy to support market expansion and revenue growth in the role of Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer. Previous to Symcor, Donna held the role of Senior Vice President and Group Head of Global Products and Solutions at Mastercard Canada.