Melinda Roylett

Global Head of Small and Medium Business, Clearpay

Melinda Roylett is the Global Head of Small and Medium Business at Clearpay, the leading retail instalment payments innovator and one of the fastest growing global fintech companies. 

She is responsible for leading nearly 100 employees globally and driving the company’s small and medium business merchant growth. 

Before joining Clearpay in November 2020, she led the UK and Irish businesses for Uber. Prior to this, she oversaw the European business at Square, leading  a range of business functions including sales, marketing, business development, partnerships and strategy. 

Melinda spent nearly 10 years at PayPal, where she was responsible for managing the Small and Medium Business segment across Europe, Middle East and Africa. She spearheaded many innovations including PayPal's mobile in-store and app products, servicing and consumer checkout experiences. 

Previously, Melinda worked as a Senior Manager at Lloyd’s TSB and prior to that was a consultant at Boston Consulting Group. 

Melinda holds a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales, Australia and an MBA awarded jointly by Columbia and London Business School. 

In 2020, she was awarded in the Senior Leaders category of Innovate Finance’s Top 150 Women in Finance Powerlist. She has been frequently nominated for inclusion as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in UK Technology and in 2014 she was named as one of the Management Today’s ‘35 Women to Watch in Business Under 35’.   

Melinda is a Director of the UK Foundation of the University of New South Wales and an investor in a number of startups. 

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