Craig Ramsey VP and Head of Real-Time Payments
Craig has over 30 years of payments experience working with banks throughout the world with their corporate payments and banking needs. Craig has been with ACI for over 15 of those years, providing specialist consulting to wholesale banking customers. Through the initiatives of the Euro,SWIFTNet, CLS, TARGET, TARGET2, SEPA, UK Faster Payments, ISO20022 enablement and new real-time payments initiatives to name a few, Craig has helped customers leverage the power of the ACI solutions to ensure that the business needs are met.Craig is Director of Product Management for Transaction Banking and Immediate Payments. Working with customers, prospects and the industry associations and committees alike, he helps to ensure that ACI’s products are industry-leading and are always ready to help our customers.
Craig has worked for both banks and software vendors, providing solutions based on SWIFT messages for almost 30 years.Solutions have included corporate payment solutions and banking platforms to process and transmit the messages.Craig is ACI’s representative to both the EBA and CHAPS directly, as well as running the ACI Product Management team focused on providing RTGS and SWIFT messaging around the world.Craig is one of ACI’s key spokespeople on cross border payments with blogs and webinars, and has spoken at key industry events including SIBOS, International Payments, Seamless and customer user forums.Craig’s team further extends the coverage internationally. ACI was an early adopter of the GPI solution and provided support to pilot banks. ACI are now delivering on the next phase of GPI to help its customers deliver customer products based on the initiative.