Gilles UbaghsSenior Analyst at Aite Group
Gilles Ubaghs is a Senior Analyst with Aite Group’s Wholesale banking practice where he is focused on business to business and commercial payments and the role that digital transformation is having across the enterprise and broader financial services sector. This includes a range of horizontal industry wide topic areas, such as the role of shifting payment regulations, fintech’s and artificial intelligence, as well as more tactical granular topics such as commercial cards, and payment clearing and settlement systems.
Gilles brings over 15 years of experience in the analysis and financial services space creating a range of syndicated off the shelf, and bespoke consulting projects for a wide array of clients at the enterprise, vendor, investor and regulator level internationally. Gilles has direct professional experience in European, Asia Pacific and North American markets and always aims to bring local context into global payments issues.
Prior to joining Aite Gilles was a Principal Analyst with Ovum where he helped to build up its retail payments practice across a range of key topics. Originally from Belgium but raised in the US, Gilles is fully fluent in French and English. Gilles holds a bachelors’ degree in Social Anthropology from the London School of Economics and is currently based in beautiful Toronto, Canada.