How to Evaluate the Costs of Global Payments

Session materials from PEAK2019.

Transferring money abroad is inherently challenging and riddled with obstacles. Understand how to identify the hidden costs of international payments and control those costs. Discuss compliance requirements and concerns as well as the advantages of sending local currency versus hard currency.

Participants will learn about:

Controlling costs and avoiding fees

Making compliance their friend

Keeping payments simple

Byard P. Bridge, Jr.

SVP, Payments Division


Byard Bridge is the SVP of Global Payments Sales with INTL FCStone Ltd. He has been with INTL since 2006 and is responsible for sales to foundations, non-profits, banks and corporations with emphasis on payments in emerging market currencies. He has over 25 years of FX payments experience in sales, trading and operations working with several non-bank financial institutions over his career.

Sue-Ellen Speight

SVP, Payments Division


Sue-Ellen joined INTL FCStone Ltd in 2013 and leads the West Coast region for the Global Payments business unit.

She trained as an accountant in Australia and has spent her career working with nonprofits, corporates and banking & fin-tech companies in Australia, Europe and the United States. 

Sue-Ellen trained at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and has held strategy, marketing and sales roles here in the US. She was a Partner of a European management consultancy leading corporate innovation programs at large nonprofits and corporates across Europe. 

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