Chiara leads the Commercial team in Amadeus’ Payments Business Unit. In this role, Chiara and her team, located in all five continents across the globe, works with over 1,000 travel companies helping them to optimize the way the receive payments from their customers and pay their suppliers. Since joining Amadeus in 2012, Chiara has headed Business Development and the Partnership teams for Payments at Amadeus and was instrumental in developing the Payments Business Unit from scratch to the leading global business it is today.
Before joining Amadeus, Chiara spent over 15 years in the card payment and financial services industry, focusing on card issuing, processing, acquiring and strategic alliance management in a number of roles at Santander and Airplus International. Chiara has for many years run an informal women in payments network and is excited to formalize this activity with this appointment.