John Hutton is Vice Chairman of P20 and the Director of Payments and Payments CIO for Nationwide Building Society. John joined Nationwide in June 2016 from Barclays where he held such roles as Director of Payments UK and Europe for Barclays and Director of Payments and Sanctions with Absa Bank – part of the Barclays Africa group, based in Johannesburg. John’s last role before leaving Barclays was Director of Operations for Personal and Corporate Bank Technology, responsible for the Regulatory, Technology and Business Change as well as the full change portfolio for Corporate Operations. John is a board member of the Payment Product Services Board with UK Finance, a Board member of the Implementation Entity Steering Group for UK Open Banking and is a registered shareholder for Nationwide for the C&CC Company. John has also been a Board Director of the Faster Payments Scheme for a number of years. John is also Chair and Trustee of the national charity Streetscene. Before that, John started his career in the military, serving with Her Majesty’s Royal Marines and followed this by attending Glasgow Caledonian University to study Applied Biosciences. John continued his studies at the University of Amsterdam completing a 12-month placement with the Dutch Red Cross and has continued to study throughout his business career and attaining a BSc degree with the Open University as other professional qualifications.