About CurrencyFair

We believe in a world of fair financial services.

CurrencyFair began as the answer to a common problem: expats looking for a cheap, simple way to move money to and from their new home countries. The easiest way to achieve this was by swapping with friends who had the corresponding need. This simple idea has developed into a global money transfer platform that has exchanged over €8 billion.

Today, the people and businesses, and their reasons for using CurrencyFair are too many to count, but our mission remains the same: to empower them all with access to fair financial services. We do this by embracing the latest technologies to deliver great exchange rates, supported by outstanding customer service and processes that are easy to understand and use.

The values we stand for

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We always go the extra mile for our customers and our colleagues and inspire each other to continuously improve. We delight our customers by empowering them through fair choices and giving them control.

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We communicate honestly, openly and fairly and are transparent in everything we do. We work tirelessly to ensure we do the right thing for our customers and colleagues, and are always respectful of them.

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We are all accountable for ensuring our customers’ experience is the best it can be. We deliver on our commitments to our customers and each other and celebrate success together.

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Meet our Leadership Team

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    Paul Byrne

    As a CurrencyFair customer, I was intrigued by the way I was able to save so much when making FX transfers. When I returned to Ireland after building and selling three hugely successful software businesses in the US, I met with the founders, and became an even bigger fan and believer in the opportunity to transform the way people transact foreign currency and move their money. So I invested in and joined the Company to lead its growth and drive the mission of fair, transparent and low cost FX services for all.

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    Ruth Fletcher
    CFO / COO

    Ruth joined CurrencyFair having spent 15 years scaling two other Irish fintech companies to global successes. She initially worked with the CurrencyFair team as part of her role with Frontline Ventures and liked what she saw so much she decided to join the team as CFO/COO in October 2016. Already a top 10 money transfer service, now a big part of her role involves shaping the strategy that will propel CurrencyFair as one of the biggest fintech success stories globally.

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    Sylvie McDermott
    Chief Commercial Officer

    A French Dubliner with a passion for customer experience and online e-commerce, Sylvie joined the CurrencyFair family in October 2016 to run the Product and Engineering team. Sylvie has been building product strategies for companies like Vodafone, O2, Digicel Group as well as companies like Paddy Power and Betfair. Sylvie is well used to fast paced growth companies and is looking forward to make CurrencyFair's Product the best solution for our customers.

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    Fintan Byrne
    Head of Compliance

    Fintan joined CurrencyFair in September of 2015 having spent the previous four years in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in various senior compliance roles with Arab National Bank (ANB) and its subsidiary company ANB Invest. Fintan has served as Director of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI). Before his days in cross-border financial services he worked in Lombard & Ulster and started his career with Irish Permanent. While working in branches he was in eighteen armed raids. Fintan is a frequent speaker at conferences in Ireland, the UK, Europe and Africa on topics ranging from Anti-Money Laundering to Risk & Corporate Governance.

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    Eoin Greene
    Chief Technical Officer

    Eoin heads up our engineering team, having spent the majority of his career leading high energy, delivery driven Fintech teams. He likes to work in high pressure, results focused environments with a passion for quality user experiences. In his spare time, whilst not chasing his 3 small kids and mad Swedish wife - Eoin tries to coach his local u-6 soccer team, plays golf, runs, and is interested in every sport known to mankind.

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    Emma Byrne
    Head of People

    Having spent ten years in the Retail industry, Emma joined the world of FinTech with an open mind. She is genuinely passionate about how the People & Culture function can add value to a business. When not working, Emma is a busy lady! Usually found out and about; on the bike, at the gym, at the theatre, trying new restaurants, singing in her car, dancing in her kitchen, and making travel plans, amongst other things.

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Join our team at CurrencyFair

Our product is great because the people behind the product are great at what they do, regardless of what area they work in.

If you'd like to be part of our team, we'd love to hear from you. Take a look at our Careers page.

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