Notre Philosophie

Nous ne sommes pas ici pour ajouter plus à la vie, nous joignons juste quelques points

CurrencyFair a commencé comme la réponse à un problème commun ; les expatriés à la recherche d'un moyen simple et bon marché de transférer de l'argent vers et depuis leurs nouveaux pays. Le moyen le plus simple d'y parvenir était d'échanger avec des amis qui avaient un besoin correspondant. Cette idée simple a bien fonctionné, donc l'évolution naturelle était un service qui rendrait cette option accessible à tous.


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Ce sont les gens qui font que currencyfair existe.

  • Aaron Harvey
    Aaron Harvey
    Customer Experience

    Aaron began his journey with CurrencyFair in 2016, since then he has been able to develop his skillset and is very proud to be a senior on our CX team! Recently purchased a house in Dublin and is honing his gardening skills! He is a keen gym goer, craft beer drinker and cheese board eater!

  • Fintan Byrne
    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.

  • Colin McHugh
    Colin McHugh
    Transaction Monitoring

    After spending 13yrs in the Banking Sector, Colin likens his escape to Andy Dufrense in Shawshank Redemption 'Coming out clean on the otherside' . He has joined the CurrencyFair AML team, where he believes he is fighting crime for the good guys. When he is not crime fighting you will more than likely find Colin playing football or watching the 1982 All-Ireland final or as he calls it Offaly's greatest day.

  • Leo Rogers
    Leo Rogers
    Team Lead – Customer Experience (Australia)

    Leo is another member of the team at CurrencyFair who had previously spent his best years working in banking for Barclays in London. Having seen the light he has moved with his young family to relocate from the UK to Australia and is now assisting on AML matters with the office down under. In his spare time (when his son affords him some) amongst many interests he likes sports and travel. YNWA!

  • Lorraine Pountney
    Lorraine Pountney
    Manager – Customer Experience

    Lorraine brings 15+ years of management experience in the finance sector to CurrencyFair and has responsibility for all things AML. Having worked in the corporate world for her entire career she is really enjoying the “go get it” attitude and innovative spirit of the CurrencyFair office. When not using her crime fighting superpowers in the office she is kept on her toes by her two young children. In her limited spare time Lorraine loves to cook for her friends and family, attempts to grow organic veg and avidly follows all “house related” TV programmes as she is currently building her own home.

  • David Taylor
    David Taylor
    Clearing, Payments & Investigations

    After a 6 year stint in the corporate world with KPMG and AIB David realized it was definitely time for a change and joined the payments and recs team here in CurrencyFair. David’s passions in life are food, tv, football and payments! He loves playing, watching and talking football especially anything Arsenal.

  • Nicola Baird
    Nicola Baird
    Team Lead – Clearing, Payments & Investigations

    Nicola joined the CurrencyFair team as a Settlements and Reconciliations Officer in 2013. She had previously worked in the banking sector for nearly 10 years! Nicola is now the Team Lead for Payments, Clearing and Investigations. Outside work Nicola loves spending time with family and friends.

  • Alex Grabe
    Alex Grabe
    Associate

    Alex is one of the early employees of CurrencyFair. Alex has worked for several corporations across Europe and Asia and loves solving business problems and improving the business he gets involved in. When he is not working, he loves to shoot some hoops on local courts and is also an avid console gamer. He is a living proof that white men can jump.

  • Kamil Tunkiewicz
    Kamil Tunkiewicz
    Senior Engineer

    Kamil is a Software Engineer working mostly with PHP & Javascript but he's not afraid of Java. He recently moved to Ireland from Poland where he worked as a Web Developer for last few years. He has also worked in IT, Sales and Electronics industry. Outside of work, he enjoys playing the piano and as he previously studied Electronics, he loves to build electronic devices and robots.

  • Matt Craze
    Matt Craze
    Senior Designer

    Originally hailing from Albury, Australia, Matt recently relocated to Dublin from Melbourne. He started out as a digital designer but quickly progressed into UI/UX design and front end development. In his role at CurrencyFair Matt combines his enjoyment for problem solving with his flair for creativity. In his spare time he avidly follows any and all sports, his passion being AFL and anything Essendon Bombers related. In fact he has recently come out of retirement to don his AFL boots for the occasional match with the South Dublin Swans.

  • Michelle Crotty
    Michelle Crotty
    Customer Experience

    Originally started out in the retail industry, with a passion for fashion, which was short lived when I realised working in retail meant having no social life. I did a short stint in Allianz before starting off as a temp at CurrencyFair and fell in love - mainly fueled by the bar and the pool table! I'm now permanent in CurrencyFair and hope to take Eoghans job within the year!!!

  • Rob Cassidy
    Rob Cassidy
    Transaction Monitoring

    Having previously worked as a complaints guru for IFDS, a business process outsourcing company, for over three years, the sway of working beside my old haunt Russells, was too hard to refuse. Oh that and helping CurrencyFair's AML team fight crime on a daily basis. In my spare time I enjoy watching rugby and football and playing the occasional game of pool... but according to a colleague I'm like origami... I fold under pressure.

  • Michael Addison
    Michael Addison
    Clearing, Payments & Investigations (Australia)

    Michael worked for Westpac in retail and back office until he joined fair dinkum CurrencyFair. He loves music and enjoys playing his harmonica and guitar and if provoked can belt out some vocals. He loves to travel and had a fantastic time in the Big Easy in New Orleans on one of these trips. He enjoys fishing and crabbing. He's mad for rugby, cricket and enjoy his walks with his Cattle Dog, Cabbage.

  • Killian Byrne
    Killian Byrne
    Clearing, Payments & Investigations

    Killian joined CurrencyFair after many years of client service experience in companies such as Unilever ,O2 and Aviva Insurance In his spare time he likes watching and playing football, cricket and golf (badly). Unfortunately his spare time is non-existent at the moment as he has recently become a proud new Dad. Around the office he can be heard recalling stories about his new baby daughter, which his colleagues find fascinating.

  • Anca Nicolae
    Anca Nicolae
    Senior Engineer

    Anca is a passionate Java Engineer always eager to get things done and learn new technologies. Having lived in Sweden for a while and coming from the outsourcing IT world, she likes efficient and innovative solutions. When not at work, she loves planning on new trips and often dreams about having all sorts of once in a lifetime experiences. She eventually ends up having them while travelling.

  • Gareth Pelly
    Gareth Pelly
    Lead Software Engineer

    Gareth is a Lead PHP Engineer, having previously worked in the ATS industry and later with Hostelworld before joining CurrencyFair. A keen tech conference attendee and likes to keep in touch with the latest tech trends. He enjoys eating out (including obsessive check-ins on Facebook) and one day intends to write a restaurant guide called 'Nyoms of Ireland'. In his spare time, he likes running, watching F1, taking photos (without a selfie-stick) and tinkering with a Raspberry Pi.

  • Carl O'Gorman
    Carl O'Gorman
    Clearing, Payments & Investigations

    Before joining CurrencyFair Carl worked as a sub editor for the Irish Daily Star, as a gardener in Vancouver and in the NAMA Department of AIB. Carl's interests include football, getting his hair cut and wearing the skinniest jeans in the office (this includes females).

  • Brian Finnegan
    Brian Finnegan
    Lead Product Owner

    Brian is a Galwegian living in Dublin for too many years to count. He joined the Product team in CurrencyFair after three years in Realex Payments. When not at work Brian enjoys shouting at inept performances from his chosen sports teams, playing sports (also ineptly), talking loudly, eating burritos and writing biographies about himself.

  • Robert Sheehan
    Robert Sheehan
    Product Owner

    Rob started working on the Customer Activation Team here in CurrencyFair in 2015. He now works on the Product Team and has responsibility for our Business Product. He spent some time working in Shanghai before returning to Ireland to take up a position with AIB Merchant Services. He then worked for Citi in an AML role before joining CurrencyFair. Although his playing days are somewhat behind him, he is a keen follower of GAA, football, and rugby.

  • Elaine Waters
    Elaine Waters
    Customer Experience

    Having worked in Financial Services for large multi-nationals for the last 10 years I feel completely liberated making the break away from all that is Hedge Funds. I am so happy to be part of Currency Fairs AML team. My favorite things in life are brunch & cocktails with family & friends. My ultimate life goal is to work remotely whilst travelling the world.

  • Emma Byrne
    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.

  • Sharon Lawlor
    Sharon Lawlor
    Assistant Accountant

    After serving her time in the banking industry in Scotland, ten years at Natwest Branch and three years in RBS Head Office she set sail for her time in Oz. After 3 years of some amazing travelling and gaining experience in the finance world of retail it was back to sunny Ireland. Outside of work Sharon likes to run, however her love of socialising sometimes impedes this!

  • Ed Timmons
    Ed Timmons
    Customer Experience

    Ed has worked in the financial services industry for over six years, working in several different roles, from project administrator to complaint specialist for the UK’s biggest payday lenders. He is a big football fan and has a passion for music and cars.

  • Paul Byrne
    Paul Byrne
    CEO

    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.

  • Fionnán Alt
    Fionnán Alt
    Head of Data Science & Analytics

    Fionnán heads up the data team which is responsible for all things data and focuses on driving company strategy through data science. He joins us from Web Summit where he built and led the data science team for the last 3 years, helping scale the business from 25 to 160 people. Fionnán studied Physics in TCD, is an avid sailor and likes cycling, cooking and travelling in his spare time.

  • Sri Prasanna
    Sri Prasanna
    Lead Engineer

    Sri Prasanna is an end-to-end architect and is very passionate about Open Source Software and Hardware. He is an expert in Web Application Security and has helped numerous Internet Giants to secure their applications. He likes his steaks rare and believes it is only a sin if you eat Indian cows!

  • Sylvie McDermott
    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.

  • Monike Dias
    Monike Dias
    Product Designer

    Monike was born and raised in the south of Brazil, where she completed her undergraduate studies in interactive art. Upon moving to Ireland, she completed a MA in Digital Media, and began working as UX/UI designer for a mobile agency. She then moved to the travel industry, and worked as a product designer for four years. She is inspired by simple and meaningful digital experiences. Things she likes: deep sea creatures, bad (but good) sci-fi and making useful things.

  • Seán Bickmore
    Seán Bickmore
    Software Engineer

    Seán joined CurrencyFair as a software engineer specialising in the front-end; but dabbles in a little bit of everything having majored in Cyber Security in his final year of college. Outside of work, he is an avid gamer and even creates musical compositions on the piano!

  • Rob Hewitt
    Rob Hewitt
    Head of CRM and Content

    Rob joined the company in January 2017 having previously built and scaled marketing teams in the Gaming and SaaS sectors. With experience working in fast-paced, innovative growth businesses, he jumped at the chance to join CurrencyFair, and is excited about engaging with our growing base of business customers.

  • Clodagh Sherry
    Clodagh Sherry
    Customer Experience

    Clodagh is a self-confessed foodie that loves to try new bars and restaurants all over the city. Other priorities are family, friends, travelling and both Personal and Professional Development. She currently studies Nutrition along with Business and HR Management to help further her career and indulge her food obsession. CurrencyFair is a company she has been interested in for many years having lived abroad and she is so excited to finally work here!

  • Linda Sahlin
    Linda Sahlin
    Team Lead, Customer Experience (Ireland)

    Linda brings broad experience from Financial Services and the IT sector. She has developed her people management skills in her previous roles and practices these on her kids on a daily basis! Linda is passionate about her Swedish heritage and is currently the President of SWEA Ireland (the Irish chapter of Swedish Women’s Educational Association Inc.). She likes reading, travelling and running: running to keep fit, running a busy household and running around after the kids.

  • Ruth Fletcher
    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.

  • Eoin Greene
    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.

  • Pankaj Kumar
    Pankaj Kumar
    Data Scientist

    Pankaj holds a Ph.D. in Computational Physics from TCD. His extensive research background provides him a heavy dose of mathematics and strong sense of exploration. His voracious curiosity led him to acquire skills in Machine Learning and Data Science. His passion to locate hidden gems within large datasets using Python led him to grab the opportunity to join Currencyfair as a Data Analyst.

  • Ashleigh Walsh
    Ashleigh Walsh
    Customer Experience

    Ashleigh has worked in the financial services industry for the last 3 years, deviating from her degree in History and Geography. She has previously worked in AIB and PayPal. She wouldn’t consider herself much of a foodie but does like trying new places to eat around Dublin. You can often find her spending time outdoors, with her friends/family and giving her opinion on the GAA.

  • Caroline McCarthy
    Caroline McCarthy
    CRM and Content Marketing Executive

    Caroline joins CurrencyFair after working in Content Marketing, PPC and Digital Marketing. An organised creative focused on distributing valuable relevant content designed to inform and enable people. Experienced working in a fast-paced environment managing the needs of clients across diverse industries, Caroline is truly inspired by the CurrencyFair team and platform and is excited to see what we will be sharing with our customers.

  • Ruth Dillon-Leetch
    Ruth Dillon-Leetch
    Head of Affiliates

    Ruth joined CurrencyFair after taking a year out of the normal everyday hustle and bustle to travel Central and South America. Previous experience includes managing the partnerships of Liverpool, Arsenal & Man City football clubs, as well as running the Affiliate programmes for both Paddy Power and Betfair. Key areas of expertise are developing and delivering an acquisition strategy, as well as managing projects in a fast paced and changeable environment.

  • Alex Malgaroli
    Alex Malgaroli
    Lead Engineer

    Mixing software engineering and cooking might seem strange, but there are more similarities than you think; you need to mix the right ingredients, pay attention to detail, sometimes be constrained by what you have, all to delight the recipient of your craft. Outside his job Alex enjoys some fun moments practicing swimming and other sports, and playing board games with friends.

  • Niall McCrudden
    Niall McCrudden
    Senior Engineer

    Niall is a Senior Software Engineer with many years of experience in various programming languages but specialising in PHP. After living abroad for 7 years, he needed a cost-efficient way to transfer money back home. Niall was so impressed with the CurrencyFair product, he jumped at the opportunity to work here. When not busy in front of the computer, he likes to run, travel, watch as much sport as possible and eat out.

  • Eoghan O’Loughlin
    Eoghan O’Loughlin
    Software Engineer

    As a software engineer, Eoghan comes from a web development background, specialising in Javascript. He loves new technologies and mobile web. When not coding he likes to spend his time outdoors on his bike and is a fan of water sports, languages, travelling as well as exploring the endless bars Dublin has to offer.

  • Vincent Dextraze
    Vincent Dextraze
    Customer Experience

    A French-Canadian expat experiencing life in Europe for the first time, Vincent came to Currencyfair with over 5 years of customer service background. He takes great pride in offering a seamless and comfortable experience to all customers. He is passionate about arts, food and self-improvement but his love for ice hockey shows his true Canadian heart.

  • Paul Weber
    Paul Weber
    Customer Experience

    Paul has recently joined the CurrencyFair customer experience team. Born in France, he moved to Dublin 4 years ago. He has lived in different places across Europe, working for well-known companies in the world of eCommerce, tourism and financial services. He loves travelling, is a big football fan and a great walker (with 12 GR footpath events to his credit!).

  • Justyna Wojciechowska
    Justyna Wojciechowska
    Accounts Assistant

    Justyna is highly motivated and enthusiastic and enjoys a challenge. Her strong interpersonal skills make her a positive team player. She is very dedicated and driven. She is deadline oriented and has extensive experience working in busy office environments, so the CurrencyFair Finance team is the best place for her! Her industry background is in asset management.

  • Andy McSweeney
    Andy McSweeney
    Data Analyst

    Andy was born in raised in the beautiful city of Cork (Up the Rebels!) but has been living in Dublin for the past 5 years. He joined CurrencyFair as a Data Analyst having spent his previous 4 years working with a global consultancy company and is excited to be part of the CurrencyFair journey. Outside of work, you can find him running the roads of South Dublin, climbing at the Wall in Sandyford or eating in one of the many, many restaurants around Dublin.

  • Imelda Lawless
    Imelda Lawless
    Financial Accountant

    A qualified accountant from the city of the tribes, Imelda’s experience varies from auditing firms to commercial entities as well as the public sector. Despite living in Dublin for almost 10 years she is still a Galway girl at heart and dreams of the day they lift Sam again! A sports fanatic, she has won a league title with the Terenure Ladies Football Club as well as 2 all Ireland badminton titles. Imelda is delighted to be part of the vibrant and ambitious CurrencyFair team as we continue to go from strength to strength.

  • Oxana Mardari
    Oxana Mardari
    Customer Experience

    Oxana has a passion for contributing to a great user experience by empathising with the needs and wants of customers in the modern world that we live in. Innovation and creativity are the fields that interest her the most. She is delighted to get into a FinTech environment and willing to learn more about it. She aims to bring value to CurrencyFair and contribute to the future success and development.

  • Jeremy Larsson
    Jeremy Larsson
    UK General Manager

    Jeremy is a digital native General Manager with a passion for delivering distinctive, great value, and high-quality products for customers. He’s formerly a co-founder of Telegraph Financial Services and John Lewis Finance and has a track record of leading successful teams across Product, Innovation, Strategy and Business Development in FinTech. For CurrencyFair, he leads the development of strategic partnerships globally, and is aiming to create the world’s leading open API and white label B2B2C currency exchange proposition for businesses whose consumers need fast, safe and cost-effective money transfers.

  • Karen Lau
    Karen Lau
    Customer Experience

    With over 10 years of Customer Service experience, Karen thrives on assisting customers; whether it be informing them of a process or resolving complex enquiries. She has a passion for protecting customers through keeping up to date with risk and compliance requirements. During her downtime you can find her at the beach, with her 2 cattle dogs, reading, lettering or finding a new hobby to take on.

  • Angelos Anagnostopolous
    Angelos Anagnostopolous
    Software Engineer

    A Software Engineer, professionally active since 1999 in the IT sector, Angelos has worked both as a full-time employee as well as on a freelancing, per-project basis with various companies. He reads a lot about the aviation, defence and military sector. He frequently gets whooped during boxing sparring sessions. When not getting punched, he takes tango & jazz piano lessons with his wife. Last, but not least, he spends time with his baby daughter


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