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Meet the team

Leadership

Portrait of David Jarvis

David Jarvis

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

David was an infrastructure engineer at companies like Airbnb and CircleCI for almost a decade. He also worked on the core banking system at API banking startup Standard Treasury. Along with Allen, he is the author of Learning ClojureScript.

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Allen Rohner

Founder, Chief Technology Officer

Allen was a founder and former CTO of CircleCI. He has also advised prominent financial technology firms on their internal technology development and helped Funding Circle stress-test a new version of its internal ledger technology.

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Adam Moulson

Chief Commercial Officer

Adam is a founder and former Chief Commercial Officer of Form3, which provides critical real-time payments infrastructure to banks and fintechs such as Lloyds, Nationwide, and Square. Prior to starting Form3, he was a country manager at SWIFT.

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Dora Grant

Chief Risk Officer

Dora was an Assistant Director at BDO, specialising in prudential risk management. She has held CRO roles at UBL, Union Bank and The Commonwealth Trade Bank and led operational risk teams at Legal & General, Barclays, and Lloyds.

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Chad Ryan

Chief Financial Officer

Chad has spent over a decade leading finance teams in banks and fintechs. Most recently, he was CFO at Starling International, and has also held Finance Director roles at Virgin Money and Lloyds Banking Group.

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Sameer Dubey

Chief Product Officer

Sameer has over 20 years experience in product, payments, marketing, cryptocurrency, and banking. He was Chief Operating Officer at Bitstamp, led UK operations for N26, and spent over a decade at Barclays leading its payments business.

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Ed Carter

Chief Operating Officer

Ed has been leading operations in banking and payments companies for over a decade. At JP Morgan, he led the establishment of a new corporate bank in Luxembourg, spearheaded treasury transformation in Singapore and managed the bank’s global transition to ISO20022. Most recently, he was Director for Business Operations at Chipper Cash.

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Jenna Baker

Chief People Officer

Jenna has built her career in high-growth fintech and banking start-ups. She was most recently Chief People Officer for GB Bank and is known for designing and nurturing human, inclusive cultures that create value and have an enduring positive impact.

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James Trunk

VP Engineering

James has 20 years of experience building successful digital products and high performing teams. He has held previous roles as a Product Owner, CTO, and Head of Engineering, and has advised leadership teams and coached C-level executives.

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Alex Nash

Money Laundering Reporting Officer

Alex has worked in financial crime prevention for 14 years. Most recently, he was MLRO at Cashplus Bank, where he led on the design and delivery of transaction monitoring systems and company-wide control frameworks.

Our board

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John Weguelin

Chair of the Board

John was the CEO of Zenith Bank from 2013 to 2017 and prior to that he was the CEO of the European Islamic Investment Bank. He spent 19 years at Bank of America and was COO of its European subsidiary. John chairs our board.

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Amy Kirk

Senior Independent Director

Amy has held executive positions in lending, risk and operations at Wonga, OneSavings Bank and Bank of America. Prior to moving to the UK, she was Director of Credit for MBNA America. Amy also sits on the Boards of Monzo and FCMB Bank (UK) Ltd.

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Naomi Trickey

Independent Director

Naomi has 25 years of experience across people, commercial, operational and product roles, and has spent more than ten years in leadership roles for Software as a Service organisations. She has extensive experience managing rapid scale-ups. Naomi chairs our People and Governance Committee.

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Doug MacLennan

Independent Director

Doug has 10 years of senior management experience in UK banking. He was CRO and Director of Crown Agents Bank. Before that, he was CFO for Crown Agents Bank and Director for the Northern Trust Ireland Pension Plan. Doug chairs our Risk Committee.

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Kirsten Ashman

Independent Director

Kirsten has over a decade of experience in internal audit and risk management. She has held leadership roles in financial services and worked for firms including Mitsubishi HC Capital, Lloyds Bank, KPMG and PwC. Kirsten chairs our Audit Committee.

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Stephen Chandler

Investor Director

Stephen is an entrepreneur and investor with 20 years experience founding, funding, running, advising and investing in technology businesses. As co-founder and managing partner at Notion Capital, Europe's leading venture capital firm focused on cloud computing and Software as a Service, Stephen helps leading tech companies develop and execute winning market strategies.

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Tom Mendoza

Investor Director

Tom is a venture capital partner at EQT Ventures. He started his career in hedge funds at ING and PSAM. In 2010, he founded Tep, the mobile internet service for travellers. His EQT Ventures portfolio includes Cytora, Banking Circle, and Token.