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Since March 2018, Robert Albrecht has been Head of New Business and responsible for all business development activities the Paysafe group’s latest online cash payment method ‘Paysafecash’, which has been developed especially for the e-commerce sector. Previously, Mr. Albrecht worked for 11 years at the technology group, Siemens. During this time, he held various roles in Partner Management, Sales and Strategy in Germany, India, Canada and Austria, before moving to the Media Department of Siemens Convergence Creators in 2013 as Sales Director. In 2014, Mr. Albrecht was appointed Head of Pre-Sales and shortly thereafter Deputy Head of the Media Business Unit. Robert Albrecht holds a master's degree in business administration and a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering.
Featured articles and reports from Robert
eCash’s impact on DACH neobanks post COVID-19Robert Albrecht, Head of Paysafecash, eCash
- Oct 25, 2022
Despite being home to some of the biggest names in the industry — N26, bunq, and Vivid Money just to name three — the DACH region has lagged behind the rest of Europe when it comes to neobank adoption. Could accepting eCash move the needle as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic?
How can financial services providers become more inclusive?
For both fintechs and incumbents, a stand-out customer experience is increasingly synonymous with digitalization. But a truly inclusive financial system should be accessible to everyone, including those who predominantly rely on cash.
- Aug 25, 2022
Why Gen Z holds the key for neobanks
Digital banking continues to challenge traditional financial services, but the competition for customers is getting fierce. So who will come out on top?
- Apr 14, 2022
eCash: an unmissable opportunity for neobanks to edge out the high street
It used to be clear that the differences between neobanks and high street banks were very identifiable. Neobanks were modern service providers built for the 21st century: digital-first companies with fast onboarding and superior user experiences, but no physical presence by design.
- Dec 16, 2021
Why eCash is a serious driver of financial inclusion
According to the World Bank, financial inclusion means having access to financial products and services such as transactions, payments, or savings which are necessary to fulfil an individual’s or a business’ needs. But why is financial inclusion an important topic for payments companies? And why is the digitization of cash so important to boost financial inclusion and diversity? Here is what Robert Albrecht, Head of Paysafecash, thinks about it.
- Jul 27, 2021
Is 2021 the year of mass adoption of challenger banks in Europe?
While challenger banks have captured the imaginations of increasingly digital-savvy consumers, we're still a long way away from mass adoption.
- Apr 20, 2021
Are cash payers the future customers of challenger banks?
Being dynamic and agile, particularly in the pursuit of better user experience for customers, is a common trait of digital banks. This is key to their competitive advantage when compared to traditional banking. And while cash consumers seem to represent a rather conservative demographic as it relates to financial services, this group is an increasingly attractive target for digital banks, especially during the global pandemic.
- Mar 03, 2021
Why cash remains a global constant in payments
Payments preferences are diversifying at a rapid pace, but there are still universal payment methods that underpin consumer habits. Cash is the most ubiquitous, even as consumers move online.
- Oct 01, 2020
Integrating cash into digital financial services
Financial services are increasingly digital, but cash is still a critical element of the payments ecosystem. Financial services must maintain their relationship with cash as they move online.
- Aug 25, 2020
Can I pay back a loan with cash?
For some consumers, repaying a financial loan with cash is the most logical and convenient method. So should more lenders be offering this solution?
- Aug 06, 2020