Russell Jones is Head of Sales for First Data, UK. In this role he is responsible for growing First Data's client portfolio, which ranges from large corporates through to a diverse array of SMEs.
Russell is a results driven Business Development specialist with wide ranging experience in the B2B payments market. Having joined First Data in 1989, Russell has undertaken a variety of roles including Client Management, Product Development, Strategic Sales and as a Board Director for European Merchant Services (EMS) and Trionis.
Prior to joining First Data, Russell spent three years teaching History, English and PE at Sir Charles Lucas Secondary School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from the University of Kent and a post graduate degree in education.