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Profile of registrant

MasterCard Europe

Identification number in the register: 58204758673-16
Registration date: 27/04/12 16:39:36

The information on this organisation was last modified on 01/12/14 14:55:10
The date of the last annual update was 03/04/14 09:54:53

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: MasterCard Europe
Legal status: SPRL
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Javier Perez
Position: President of Mastercard Europe

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Mikael  Svensson
Position: Senior Business Leader Government Affairs and Public Policy

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 198 A Chausée de Tervueren 
Waterloo 1410
Telephone number: (+32) 023525111
Fax number: (+32) 023525444
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: MasterCard Worldwide is a driving force at the heart of commerce, enabling global transactions and building economic connections to make commerce faster, more convenient, more secure, and more valuable to everyone involved. As a technology-driven, global payments company, MasterCard provides a critical link between consumers, financial institutions, and millions of businesses and merchants worldwide.
Our customers include approximately 22,000 financial institutions and other entities in more than 210 countries and territories. We provide our customers with innovative services enabling them to use electronic forms of payment instead of cash and checks to make everyday commerce activities such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances easier.
Powered by the MasterCard Worldwide Network — the fastest payment processing network in the world — MasterCard processes more than 23 billion transactions each year. The network has the capacity to handle more than 160 million transactions per hour, with an average network response time of 130 milliseconds and a 99.9 percent reliability rate.
As it looks to the future, MasterCard is committed not only to continuing to deliver value to consumers and other stakeholders, but also to promoting the advantages of electronic payments, accelerating the displacement of cash and checks, and advancing commerce across the globe.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 8
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Ludovic Espitalier-Noël 03/12/14 01/12/15
Piero Crivellaro 17/12/14 15/12/15
Katarina Kakalikova 29/11/14 27/11/15
Mikael Conny Svensson 03/12/14 01/12/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Internal market, SEPA, e-commerce ,PSD, EMD, AML, fraud prevention, consumer protection, consumer education, financial inclusion, consumer credit, safer internet programme, data privacy and data protection, competition issues...

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Research and Technology
  • Sport
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

European Coalition Against Child Abuse
AmCham EU
European Parliamentary Financial Service Forum

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.