Adnan Ali is a passionate entrepreneur and the driving force behind Avanza Premier Payment Services and its flagship payment gateway; “Payfast”. He is working enthusiastically to accelerate Pakistan’s digital payments industry. Adnan has over 18 years of diversified experience in leveraging innovation and technology within the banking & financial sector. He holds a Masters Degree in Banking and Finance and has many accolades to his name, such as launching Pakistan’s first Co-Branded loyalty card with the largest Retail Shopping mall, envisaged the first real-time mutual funds redemption Visa debit card in Pakistan, launched First SMS Banking services in Pakistan, worked closely with Government of Pakistan, Regulators and World Bank to conceive G2P program and set a road map for the Digital journey for the commercials Banks in Pakistan.
At APPS, He was the visionary and architect for the creation of a robust payment acceptance solution which is PCI certified, synergized with Union Pay International to procreate Mobile Payment’s revolution witnessed in China and steering company towards acquiring Central Bank License to become Payment System Operator/Provider.
About Avanza Premier Payment Services (APPS)
Avanza Premier Payment Services (APPS) is a Pakistani fintech envisioned with the object of disrupting the digital payment landscape of Pakistan through its flagship payment gateway; “Payfast”. As a stated of the art fintech, it offers robust APIs for quick integrations, digital merchant onboarding, & acceptance of multiple instruments ie Account Numbers & Mobile Wallets, Visa, Master and UPI Cards on merchant’s checkouts along with next-generation Recurring & Invoicing platform, real-time business reporting and 24/7 support.