Management Team

PSC Management Team

Colin Clark


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Colin Clark

Vice President
CISSP, CISA, CDPSE PCI QSA, PCI PA-QSA, PCI P2PE-QSA, PCI-QPA

Colin manages the global operations of PSC (part of NCC Group) he had over 30 years of experience in payments from a merchant perspective before joining the Assessor community. Colin joined the PSC team in 2012 to help service client needs outside the USA and now manages the entire operation based in the USA.

In addition to card data security, Colin has in-depth experience of Data Protection regulations as well as the challenges (both security and operational) faced in systems integration projects resulting from merger and acquisition activity.

Before becoming a QSA, Colin held many positions in UK retail. In his final position as Head of Corporate Business Control at Somerfield Stores ($10bn turnover UK-based supermarket chain) he was responsible for IT Security, Financial Audit, Fraud Prevention/Investigation and Data Protection Compliance. He was extensively involved in major initiatives including the introduction of Chip and Pin (with the consequent liability shift) and also the extensive changes to processes and technology required as a result of the introduction of PCI-DSS. Additionally, his role covered Business Contingency Planning and meeting the continually increasing regulatory obligations related to Data Protection and Personal Information legislation.

Previous to that, Colin held roles in major UK companies including Gateway Foodmarkets and International Stores where he was responsible for a wide range of functions including Fraud Prevention/Detection, Data Mining, Information Security and Integration.

Colin is certified as a QSA, PA-QSA, P2PE-QSA and a PCI PIN assessor and has worked on global assignments for some of PSC's largest clients. He was promoted to VP in 2017 after over 5 years of working with the company.

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