Vaneesha Bailey is chief financial officer of cyber and intelligence solutions for Mastercard, a global payment technology company.   She oversees the finances including financial planning and analysis, business development and strategy of the business unit that develops product solutions to ensure the safety, security and experience for consumers, merchants, partners and governments around the world.  Prior to this role, Vaneesha relocated to Canada as chief finance officer of MasterCard Canada. 

Before joining Mastercard in 2010, she held finance positions at HSBC as Senior Pricing Analyst and Cards Business Partner at HSBC Retail Banking division, based in the UK. She received a bachelor’s degree from Aston University in Accounting and Management, and qualified ACMA from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.  

Born in London and living in Essex with her husband and son, she enjoys the best of both city and coastal life.