Mary Schaeffer

Founder, AP Now

Mary S. Schaeffer is the founder of AP Now, a B2B organization focused on creating business intelligence around the accounts payable and payment functions. Mary is one the world's most renowned AP Gurus and was recently named a Top 50 Influencer in Accounts Payable. She has written 20 business books and is a frequent and popular speaker at both online and live events.

Mary joins us again this year to give her insight into the global world of AP Fraud & more importantly prevention!

13.00 – 13.30 PM

Tuesday 19th October

Round Table 1 “Doing More With Less”

Hosted Live by – Sid Vasili with guest expert panellists 

With the theme for 2021 being “Doing more with Less” Sid will review with a panel of experts how technology has supported & continues to shape the future of the AP Industry. Join the online discussion. 


  • Mary Shaeffer – Founder, AP Now
  • Max Kent – Vice President - Global Procurement, Compleat
  • Naomi Secor – Global Managing Director, SSON
  • Gemma Durham - P2P Transactional Services Manager, Tarmac
16:35 – 17:05 PM

Tuesday 19th October

Building Confidence, Diversity and Inclusion in Accounts Payable

A firm favourite of the global AP Community Mary Schaeffer talks to a panel of experts around building confidence within AP as well as discussing Diversity & Inclusion.