La Ciotat, France, January 4th 2023

Smart Consulting, an independent consulting firm specialized in Digital Secure Payment environments, is delighted to announce that Nicolas Preyssler  is joining Smart Consulting as Senior Consultant. Nicolas has 20+ years of experience in electronics and 15+ in the payment and technology space, including contactcontactless and payment systems card and terminal solutions and strong skills in testing and testing tools. Nicolas is joining Smart Consulting in a technical role as an active member of the Type Approval Secretariat, supporting payment product providers.
Nicolas held a leading role in various firms and functions including consulting companies, testing Laboratories and the relationships with international and regional payment systems and tool vendors. He is skilled at driving Testing and Approval programs & projects in the evolving payment landscape, defining technical specifications and testing strategies. His expertise is recognized worldwide, thanks to his success in various projects. Nicolas earned a Master degree in computer and electronics from e2-i Polytech’Paris-UPMC.

Bastien LATGE, CEO of Smart Consulting states: « Nicolas brings an additional layer of expertise on payment testing and Approval to the pool of skilled consultants already supporting our worldwide customers. I am confident he will be a key team member for the evolution of the company. Nicolas’ experience in evolving payment will give us a leading edge in technical transformation strategies and in supporting deployments. »

About Smart Consulting:
As independent consultants, Smart Consulting maintains neutrality between technical bodies, payment systems, product providers, test tool vendors, and testing laboratories. Neither do we sell payment products. This position ensures that we can objectively support our customers with the best proposed solutions for their specific needs and goals.