James Booth
Head of New Business Development, PPRO

James Booth has over six years’ experience in the financial sector. Prior to joining PPRO in 2015, James headed up Business Development in the UK for mobile payment company Payleven. There, James was in charge of sourcing and maintaining key strategic relationships with retailers across the UK to fulfil their progressive growth and sales strategy. He played a key role in contributing to Payleven’s transactional volume growth that eventually led to its merger with SumUp.
Since joining PPRO, James has been promoted to Head of New Business Development. His key responsibilities include leading the partner development team to win new business and on-board/ manage all new clients who integrate into the PPRO platform. In addition he manages key strategic partnerships and aligns the product roadmap with that of PPRO’s customers.
James has a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Enterprise Management (PgDip Man) from the University of South Africa and University of Cape Town, South Africa.