Sasha is Head of Mastercard in the Nordics & Baltics. In this role, she is responsible for developing and executing the Mastercard strategy in the cluster. This includes driving forward the relationships with our customers and partners and delivering innovative core and digital payment experiences for consumers and merchants that are safe, simple and secure.
Most recently, Sasha was senior vice president and group head, Global Products and Solutions for Mastercard Canada overseeing the development of innovative products and services that benefit Mastercard Canada’s consumers, merchants, and business partners. Additionally, she has held various positions of progressive responsibility at Mastercard such as head of issuing relationship management for Mastercard Canada and client business leader with Mastercard Advisors. Before joining MasterCard in 2004, Sasha worked for Visa International on Emerging Product Strategy, out of the company’s Tokyo office.
She graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies, and with an International Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University. She has subsequently taught both graduate and undergraduate courses at Schulich.