Optal secures industry expert

David Punter has joined B2B payments specialists Optal as subject matter expert in automotive insurance.

David has spent the past 20 years working with technology companies in the service industry, in particular, working to streamline the claims process for insurers and their customers.

‘David brings a wealth of knowledge from the automotive insurance industry. His experience will be invaluable to Optal as we look to revolutionise the sector through our innovative VAN offering,’ said Andrew Downes at Optal.

Optal’s solution is based on virtual account numbers (VANs): 16-digit, randomly generated numbers, used to facilitate supplier payments.