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 have a corresponding need. This simple idea grew into a global money transfer member organization that has exchanged more than €10 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.

CurrencyFair offices are located in Ireland, United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia.

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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    Andrea Linehan
    Chief Marketing Officer

    Andrea joined CurrencyFair having spent 10 years in Senior Commercial and Marketing positions in the Middle East and 5 years as CMO and Board Director of Irish business lending fintech GRID Finance. She is a National Executive Council Member of the Small Firms Association (IBEC) and Board Member of the Irish International Business Network. Her qualifications include being a graduate of the Trinity MBA, Management Accountant (CIMA), Postgraduate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

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    Brian Finnegan
    Head of Product

    Brian joined CurrencyFair in August 2015 as a Product Owner and now leads the Product, Design and QA teams. Brian has over 8 years experience in the Fintech space, previously working with fellow Irish company Realex Payments. Brian is passionate about continuously enhancing the CurrencyFair product and improving the customer experience while advising and guiding his super-talented Product teams.

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    Phil O'Malley
    Exec VP of Engineering

    Phil leads the Engineering Team in CurrencyFair. Previous to this role he has spent 9 years in hands on development and 10 years leading the Engineering deliveries for rapidly growing organisations. He has built up a lot of experience in overcoming the challenges of using Agile at scale within delivery Groups. His experience has been focussed in the FinTech and Travel Tech sectors. He is a hands on techie with a strong focus on enabling individuals and teams contribute while growing their abilities.For fun Phil is has an interest in Sea swimming, Sailing and a bit of surfing when he gets the chance.

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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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    Brian Bennett
    Vice President Sales

    20+ years of leadership spanning go-to-market strategy, Marketing inbound & Sales outbound lead generation, channel development Inside Sales Management for both global organisations and high growth companies in the Fintech and SaaS industries. Prior to joining CurrencyFair Brian was Director of Inside Sales & Demand Gen at PayPal where he led SME merchant acquisition across the EMEA region. As a National Council Member of the Inside Sales Directors Network, Brian regularly speaks at industry events on sales and demand gen best practices.

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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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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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Our Investors

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Our Offices

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location_on Colm House, 91 Pembroke Road,
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

phone +353 (0) 1 526 8411
(10pm Sun - 8pm Fri GMT)

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location_on Suite 201, 19 Honeysuckle Drive,
Newcastle, NSW, 2300

phone +61 (0) 282 798 642
(8am Mon - 5am Sat AEST)

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United Kingdom

location_on Robert Denholm House,
Bletchingley Road,
Nutfield, Surrey, RH1 4HW

phone +44 (0) 203 3089353
(10pm Sun - 8pm Fri GMT)

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location_on #14-01, 71 Robinson Road,
Singapore, 068895

phone +65 (0) 3165 0282
(5am Mon - 3am Sat SGT)

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Hong Kong

location_on Suite 1103-4,
100 How Ming Street,
Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

phone +852 5803 2611
(5am Mon - 3am Sat HKT)

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