Kris Ketels

Principal Standards Cloud Architect, SWIFT

As Principal Standards Cloud Architect at SWIFT, Kris is a leading authority and a strong supporter of interoperable business standards. He has designed SWIFT API standards in reference data, KYC, the Australian New Payments Platform and the Global Payments Initiative, using ISO 20022. Kris was the lead editor of the ISO 20022 specification and is currently heading the ISO 20022 Technical Support Group (TSG) secretariat.  


He also participates in various standardisation initiatives and forums all over the world, covering both the technical and the business side of API standardisation and interoperability – including BIAN, GSMA, W3C Web Payments, and the ISO FINTech TAG work streams on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Interoperability.