Stanley Epstein is a Director of Citadel Advantage Limited.
He holds a Masters degree in Economics and a BCom. degree in Accounting from the University of South Africa, Pretoria. He has extensive and wide-ranging banking and IT experience, including 33 years with the Standard Bank of South Africa, where during the 1990s he filled an industry level role holding several key positions in the area of electronic payments/banking.
His extensive exposure to banking practice and banking operations extends to many countries including the USA, United Kingdom, South Africa, Israel, Europe and Australia.
During the 1990s he held a senior banking industry level role on a secondment to the South African Clearing Bankers Association. During this time, he was Chairman of the Risk Committee of the Payments Association of South Africa (PASA). He also participated with the South African Reserve Bank and other commercial banks in the development of the South African National Payment System. He also represented South Africa on two occasions at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in New York.
On leaving South Africa, Stanley spent time as a payment systems designer and consultant to a US based bank payments software developer located in New Jersey. This included projects and consultation work with central and commercial banks in the US, the UK, Australia, Israel, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Mauritius, Namibia, Romania, and the Netherlands.
Stanley also served as an external consultant to the Bank of Israel in the reform of the Israeli payment systems dealing with two major projects;