Visa Europe's Steve Chambers is joining Monitise's board as a non-executive director.

Chambers is CIO of Visa Europe, and has been responsible for Visa Europe's processing business. Chambers joined Visa Europe in 2005, and managed the delivery of the Visa Europe authorization service in 2006 and also worked on organization and technology infrastructure.

His current role at Visa Europe includes supervision of regional data centers, business operations, enterprise architecture, technology and systems, change management and Visa Europe's processing center of excellence.

Chambers has also worked for ACI, First Data Merchant Services and EDS.

"Steve's deep understanding of combining the very latest technology trends in payments and banking with the essential levels of reliability and scalability as well as his wealth of commercial experience will be an invaluable addition to our Board as we focus on the next phase of our growth," says Alastair Lukies, Monitise's chief executive, in a press release.

Monitise, which recently developed a cloud-based suite of mobile payments and financial services, earlier partnered with Visa Europe in 2011 to develop a mobile payments market in Europe. 

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