The PayComm Advisory Board had begun its work prior to the foundation of the PayComm Association. It was instrumental in designing and organising the content of the PayComm database.
The Advisory Board, which acts as an independent body, is composed of experts from the payment industry with many years of professional experience in payment systems.
The Advisory Board elects from its midst a spokesman who acts as a connector between the Advisory Board and both the Board and the Member Assembly of the Association. Currently elected as a spokesman is Dr. Laurenz Kohlleppel.
Each member of the Advisory Board has a wealth of knowledge from their respective sectors in the payment industry. Consequently of this each member has taken over a godfather role for specific topics. As a rule the editorial office is restrained from adding content to the database that has not been approved by the particular godfather or godfathers responsible the that specific topic.
The most important tasks of the Advisory Board are: