Bas Z.

Head of Bness Dev | Fintech, Digital Signage, Payments, Identity & Access Mgt


Experienced Business Development Manager/Consultant with extensive knowledge of FinTech, Cards & Payments, Blockchain, AI, Sales, ICT, (Digital) Marketing, Pricing, Product Propositions, Loyalty, Lega...see more

  • Financial Services Banking & Insurance
  • Fintech
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Head of Business Development

3 years
Current position
Jul 2019 - Present
Finturi is a Dutch startup that brought to the market - a new way of invoice financing. Finturi connects businesses with financiers and helps businesses borrow money against invoices. I...see more

Consultancy assignment for FinTech start-up of ABN AMRO Bank

The Future Group
2 months
Apr 2019 - Jun 2019
Developed the pricing strategy for a start-up within ABN AMRO. The start-up would like to sell their services to external companies directly, and indirectly through system integrators a...see more

Business Development Manager/Director a.i. at start-up Biocryptology

The Future Group
7 months
Jun 2018 - Jan 2019
Biocryptology developed a universal identification platform that allows its users to identify themselves unequivocally, both online and offline, using biometric data. The solution provi...see more

Member of the City Council of Amstelveen 2018-2022

VVD Amstelveen
4 years
Current position
Feb 2018 - Present
Member of B&S Committee (“Burger & Samenleving”). - Education - Youth Care

Manager Partnerships a.i. at PEAKS

The Future Group
3 months
Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
Peaks is the app that puts money aside and makes investing very easy. In 2017, Peaks was founded with the idea that it should be possible for everyone to feel financially free. Accessib...see more

Business Development Manager a.i. at Whydonate

The Future Group
1 year
May 2017 - Jun 2018
Start-up Whydonate is a social enterprise that created the most popular crowdfunding and fundraising platform for charitable purposes in The Netherlands. • Business Development of white...see more

Business Development Consultant - FinTech (Freelance/ZZP)

The Future Group
3 years
Apr 2017 - Oct 2019
Accomplished assignments: - 2019 ABN AMRO - Consultancy: Developing the Pricing Strategy for a new proposition of an ABN AMRO Start-up in the Innovation Center - 2018/19 Biocryptology -...see more

Sr. Business & Partnerships Manager

International Card Services (ICS)
10 years
Jun 2007 - Apr 2017
Commercially and operationally responsible for co-branded creditcard programmes. o Account Management and contracting o Marketing, acquisition, retention, activation and stimulation o...see more

Sales Manager

BASIS ActivatieMarketing
1 year
Apr 2006 - Jun 2007
Commercially responsible for department of Sales Promotions: TN Voordeelvouchers o Setting-up new department o Sales & Marketing o Operations o Creation of Sales Promotion campaigns

Senior Account Manager

Acxiom (previously VNU Claritas)
4 years
Aug 2002 - Mar 2006
- Consultative selling of customized Marketing services: o Database Marketing Solutions o DM and e-Mail Marketing o Local Marketing Applications o Market Research - New Business Dev...see more

Business Development Manager

Air Miles - Loyalty Management International (Amsterdam & Dublin)
2 years
Dec 1999 - Dec 2001
• Selling Air Miles concept to potential participating companies • Involved in Marketing, Commercial and Organisational aspects of establishing the Air Miles loyalty card programme in d...see more


The Nielsen Company
3 years
Dec 1996 - Dec 1999
• Market Research and Consultancy for the Management, Marketing and Sales Departments of Danone, LU Biscuits, Evian and Campina. • Solution selling of ad-hoc analyses

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Financial Services Banking & Insurance
  • Fintech
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom


  • Business Development
  • Social Media
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing Communications
  • B2B
  • Sales
  • Sales Management
  • Account Management
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)