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Ali Raza

Lead Principal Advisor, North America, UL Transaction Security


Ali Raza is Advisory Lead, North America at UL Transaction Security (a division of UL LLC) assisting banking and payments clients with their risk, security, and compliance issues related to electronic transactions. He brings over 20 years of experience across Big Four, boutique consultancy, and industry, and deep subject matter expertise in retail banking, cards, and payments.

As a consultant and senior advisor to executive management, Ali has directed and led over 100 high-impact strategy-to-execution engagements across 20 countries (North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia) for leading banks, payments companies, networks, startups, and investment firms. He has successfully collaborated with senior teams and clients in the U.S. and internationally on a range of card issuing and payments projects focused on business growth, performance improvement, and product commercialization.

Ali holds a B.A. in Economics from Reed College.