Senior fintech industry leader

Duncan McVey

Duncan is a senior fintech industry leader and experienced payments consultant working at some of the largest organisations, including Mastercard and American Express. He grew up in Manchester and now divides his time working between Manchester and London.

Describe what you were like at school in three words?

Unsure what I wanted (I know 4 words)

What’s the best thing about Manchester?

Great people, a world class city, ongoing innovation, countryside on the doorstep.

What has been your biggest disappointment?

Not having lived abroad yet, I’ve been close a few times.

How do you relax?

Listening to music, reading, playing sport

The soundtrack to your life. Which song?

Go With The Flow – Queens of The Stone Age

If you could go back in time, where would you go?

To the industrial revolution to see how it unfolded in different places.

What’s your most over-used phrase?

I say basically too much and tell my kids off for doing the same

What advice would you give to your 15 year-old self?

Study Hard, Practice Well, Have more self belief and be more laid back.

Roast Dinner or Fish ‘n’ Chips?

Fish and chips