Paul Lahif, Chair of NPP Australia Limited
Paul Lahiff is Chair of NPP Australia Limited (the organisation operating the New Payments Platform), having been appointed to the role in September 2013. The New Payments Platform is open access infrastructure for fast payments in Australia. The NPP was developed by industry collaboration to enable households, business and government to make simply addressed payments real time on a 24/7/365 basis. The infrastructure supports the independent development of “overlay” services to offer innovative payment services to end users. It was launched to the public in February 2018. Paul also chairs the RFi Advisory Board, and is a Director of AUB Holdings, LIXI Australia and Endometriosis Australia.
He runs his own consultancy business specialising in strategy formulation, executive coaching/mentoring, and search/recruitment in the financial services sector. He has almost forty years’ experience in banking and finance having served as Managing Director of Mortgage Choice, Permanent Trustee and Heritage Building Society.