Adrian commenced as the inaugural CEO of NPP Australia Limited in September 2016. The New Payments Platform (NPP) is new national infrastructure for Australia’s payments. Commencing in the second half of 2017, it will provide Australian businesses and consumers with a fast, flexible, data-rich payments system for making their everyday payments, and provide a platform for future growth and innovation. Prior to joining NPP Australia Ltd, Adrian was General Manager, Product & Service at Cuscal Ltd, a leading independent provider of payment solutions including card and acquiring products, mobile payments, fraud prevention, EFT switching and direct entry. Adrian was responsible for all product management and operational functions, marketing, sales, and client service. Cuscal is a founding participant of the Real Time Payments Committee and Adrian was one of several senior staff deeply involved in the design, development and governance of Australia’s NPP.