Katja is Managing Director of the EMEA Payments and Commerce Solutions Team of
JPMorgan Chase. In her current role she is responsible for JPMorgan's Payment Product offerings
across the regional footprint and for industry outreach and advocacy.
Lehr was previously Global Head of Bank and Alternative Product Solutions at PayPal
in San Jose, CA, USA, responsible for PayPal's strategic developments of all non-card
Before transitioning to the US, she worked for PayPal in Berlin, responsible for the
build out of PayPal's EMEA payment business.
Prior to PayPal, Katja was Vice President of Member Representation at the
International Financial Services Association (IFSA), today part of the American
Bankers Association in Parsippany, NJ, USA.
Before joining IFSA, Lehr worked at SWIFT in La Hulpe, Belgium, where she was
responsible for the development of SWIFT's Trade Services Utility and Trade Services
Prior to SWIFT, Katja spent 15 years at Dresdner Bank where she held various
positions in Trade and Payments Operation, Product Management and Strategic
Lehr holds a diploma as Professional of Banking and a diploma in Financial Economy (LIFBA).
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