Mr. Domenico Scaffidi

Domenico Scaffidi
Principal Solution Consultant Immediate Payments
ACI Worldwide (EMEA) Ltd

From 2015 to 2016:

  • Master in International Project Management at the LSBF (London School of Business and Finance – London) 
  • Payment Infrastructure Researcher at the Catholic University in Milan – Italy

From 2000 to 2005:

  • Cagliari Mathematics University – Italy

From 1988 to 1991:

  • Accounting and Information Technology Degree – Commercial and Technical Institute P. Martini, Cagliari – Italy

From 1982 to 1986:

  • Lean Six Sigma methodology 2000 Certification


  • Italian Banks representative at the ”EBF TARGET2 Working Group” – European Central Bank – TWG Frankfurt
  • Member of the European Payment Council – Brussels
  • Iccrea Banca Representative at ABI – Rome
  • Italian Banks Representative at EBA STEP1 and Euro1 UAG – Paris/Brussels
  • Italian Banks Representative at EBA STEP2 BWG – Paris
  • European STEP1 Banks representative at EBA OTC UAG – Brussels
  • European Association of Co-operative Banks Member – Brussels (EACB)
  • Future Development Group EBA STEP 1 Member – Paris.



2016-now Principle Consultant Instant Payments
Having Joined ACI in 2016, he is performing the strategic role of Principal Consultant Immediate Payment, supporting the ACI’s worldwide and European Financial Institutions in the Instant Payments field, in the Cross-Board Payments, in the Liquidity and Settlement Management and helping Banks and PSPs building their Instant Payments business case.
2010 – 2016: Head of Payment Systems and International Business Applications Department
constituted by 50 employees, supporting the Cooperative Banks Payment Business Unit, developing, promoting all initiatives related to Payments Applications, Payment Regulation and foreign business, accountable for delivering the current products and future developments specifically aimed at increasing the presence in International markets. Involved in 3 International Task Forces and WGs (EBA Clearing, ECB and EPC) in order to define roles and schemes for an European “instant payment solution” to be implemented by 2018.
2006-2010: Program Manager of the SEPA Migration Project
Responsible for the Cooperative Banks “SEPA end DATE” Project aimed to setup the new Payments HUB to treat all Electronic Payments (SDD, SCT) according to the SEPA Regulation and the PSD (xml format ISO20022). The project also included the development of all interfaces to link the “Payments HUB” to the “Bank Information Technology System”.
2008-2010: Demand Manager for System Payment Platform
The aim of the mandate was to review and analyse forecast results in relation to the strategic guidelines, identifying payments and securities services for the Italian Cooperative Banks (approximately 350 regional Banks), reporting to the Board of Directors, supporting the developing strategies, policies and the objectives related to Payment Systems Area (business cases & key drivers).
2005-2008: Operative Desk TARGET2 Project Manager
The Project scope was to provide an “Integrated System” to monitor all Clearing and Settlement Systems and to activate the Contingency Modules and the Emergency Procedures, when needed, according to the ACH (Automatic Clearing House) and the ECB (European Central Bank) RTGS Target2 System.