WHO WE ARE

Currency UK isn't a faceless hole in the wall; it was built on personal service. It's the reason the company's been around since 2000 and our client list includes thousands of people who'd never go anywhere else for their overseas transfers.

Meet the team

The founders are still with the business and continue to help out our clients on a daily basis.

Why not do the virtual tour of our London office and the team to see who they are and what they do?

Alex is one of our Directors, combining deep experience of the FX business with an understanding of its technological side.

After studying Economics and Spanish at the University of Exeter and then the Universitat de València, Alex ventured into the world of foreign exchange.

Alex fully understands the intricacies of client needs and his economic background also gives him a deeper insight into the workings of the market and the company structure.

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Adrian (one of our directors) was the one to kickstart the company's growth when it first founded. 

A French and Russian graduate, Adrian has more than 17 years of experience in the FX industry. He combines knowledge and expertise to drive us to deliver new and better ways to support our customers.

He’s also the Chairman of Chelsea Ladies’ Football Club, so expect plenty of football chat and insider knowledge!

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With more than 17 years experience in financial services, Head of Sales Rob guides PLCs and sole traders alike through the complex maze that is the foreign exchange market, helping them to save money and mitigate risk.

He has a wealth of experience and knowledge from holding numerous roles including various positions in investment banking and services in Front, Middle and Back offices. This gives him giving a particularly insightful view on customers’ problems and requirements. Rob also helps to keep our clients informed of the latest in the currency world with our daily market commentary.

See how Rob can help

Nobody could accuse Ben of being idle. Day in day out, Ben is chasing down new business and untapped opportunities.

The office is frequently filled with the sound of cheerful phone calls to potential clients on topics such as currency market movements, our services and the best post-workout protein powder.

He is a Loughborough University sports science graduate after all.

Talk sports with Ben

As our Private Client Account Manager Nicole assists all our individual customers with their exchange requirements.

Committed to customer service excellence, this Business Management graduate goes above and beyond to make sure our clients’ needs are met no matter how complex they are.

Have a chat with Nicole

Maria ensures that we are on top of our compliance game and we have securely and smoothly onboarded all of our clients.

With over 14 years of experience in Finance in both Spain and UK, we couldn't think of anyone more uniquely experience or more worthy of being our Compliance officer. As well as holding a certificate in Global Financial Compliance and being awarded with the Diploma in Anti Money Laundering (ICA) Maria enjoys customer interaction and is a pleasure to talk with in either English or Spanish.

When not in the office, Maria is often seen to swap her superwoman abilities to being supermum at home...

Why not say 'Hola' to Maria? 

Quarina, our Marketing Manager manages all marketing activities for the company...

...including the website you are reading right now! She is responsible for the full breadth of our marketing, from leading our digital transformation to passionately protecting our brand experience and image. 

Quarina is also a big advocate for customer and user experience across our platforms, whether it be digital or print. 

When she's not in the office, she is either adding to her 3000+ list of books she's read, or satisfying her travel bug and wanderlust nature. 

Why not drop Quarina a quick hello?

Jennifer, Jen to the office, is responsible for the full scope of our HR. 

From recruiting the best talent the FX world has to keeping staff motivated with the crémè de la crémè of employee benefits, she has transformed Currency UK into a shining example of employee-centric thinking. Jennifer has established Currency UK as an employer of choice and places staff happiness at the core of everything she does. This sociology graduate honed her talents in general HR and recruiting working for investment banks, including Goldman Sachs, over in Hong Kong.

Email Jen to find out about the open opportunities at Currency UK 

Payments Specialist Hayley, helps ensure all our payments are processed. 

Having spent six months travelling, we can say that Hayley brings a world of experience to our Payments team. Whether it be the handling of day-to-day payments or delivering excellent customer service, you can count on Hayley to be her charming self

Talk payments with Hayley

Having worked in finance for over 10 years, Head of Payments, Jenny has a wealth of knowledge and experience.

She is responsible for working with our external financial partners to ensure our payments team are delivering the most efficient service possible.

A big foodie and keen traveller, Jenny enjoys nothing more than trying new, exotic cuisines and sampling local delicacies.

FX Operator Adam, works closely with the Head of Payments and is responsible for assisting with all aspects of pre and post-trade processes. 

Having studied Business Management at Anglia Ruskin University, Adam brought his analytical mind and excellent personal skills to join the Payments team. 

When not in the office, Adam is found searching for new live music events to attend, or new places to explore. He is also partial to joining the office football debates. 

Say hi to Adam

Born in Singapore, Client Account Manager Ben brings a wealth of experience across variety of industries within the financial sector with a hope to putting his own twist in managing both private and corporate clients alike. 

When he's not at work Ben can be seen with a Diet Coke in hand, spending too much time on the golf course. Rumour also has it that Ben could swim before he could walk...

Compliance administrator Damilola, ensures we are compliant with all regulations (to help us prevent with money laundering and fines) as well as helping the payments team. 

When not at work, Damilola can be found trying different types of food, eating too many sweets and exploring new places. 

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