The inspiration for our business came in 2005 from a World Bank report stating that between 10 & 20% of all money sent home by migrant workers was lost to fees charged by multi-national companies. Having built the world’s first peer to peer currency exchange platform we felt technology could reduce the costs for cross border and cross currency transactions. In 2007, in conjunction with the Commonwealth Head of Governments Meeting in Uganda, Commonwealth Business Council and the Ugandan Government, we created a card to card transfer programme to help address these issues and improve the lives of the world’s poorest communities. Today we remain committed to using our cutting edge financial platform and our team’s passion for problem solving. We want to power a revolution in financial services.
We support our employees so they can better support our customers.
We build long term relationships.
In the way we work with our customers and partners.
We keep our customers at the forefront of technology and their market.
We make complexity easy to understand.
Our mission is to develop a new kind of digital banking platform that will revolutionise the financial technology sector. We use Software as a Service – SaaS – to let every company from Fintech start-ups to international banks have access to new and better ways to do business. We believe in decreasing the time it takes for customers to go to market, reducing costs, improving security and inbuilt flexibility, we can create new kinds of financial services. This means that we can help everyone, including the world’s most disadvantaged to have access to the financial services they need to improve their lives. With a team made up of innovative thinkers, we are not afraid to challenge the market and are proud to be trusted advisers to our customers with a reputation for creating new and simple solutions in the complex world of technology. Today we provide the most flexible, bank grade, secure system for the global market. We intend to continue to create, innovate and deliver new financial technology to empower the world.
Meet The Team
Co Founder, Director
With a background in international financial development, Trusek director Steven has developed a passion for disruptive technologies which provide sustainable business models that will bring financial services to the worlds financially underserved. His work has included pioneering through alternative card schemes, online P2P, B2B and prepaid cards solutions aimed at reducing the costs of cross border transactions.
Co Founder, Director
Chris has specialised in the development of software applications for use in the international banking and currency exchange sectors. His experience includes building and maintaining state of the art financial systems to serve customers securely across the world. With Trusek, he is able to take this expertise to a new level and provide to financial institutions with cutting edge technologies.
Alex has worked within the fast paced Fintech sector for over 10 years. He holds a Masters of Research (MRes) in Social Anthropology and is passionate about the role technology plays in enhancing the way people interact with their environment, especially in relation to the access and distribution of e-money. Alex has unrivalled knowledge of Trusek systems.
Adviser to the Board
Andrea brings to Trusek an extensive experience operating at board level for the last 15 years, in a variety of roles within a number of complex organisations. Most recent roles in the Fintech world include: Wonga, Neosurf, Smart Voucher (Ukash) and Ixaris Systems. A commercial leader and a strategic manager, Andrea also brings her 25+ year’s experience from the major corporation background within: Sainsbury’s, Exxon Mobil, Xerox and Cable & Wireless.
Adviser to the Board
Razia has worked as in-house counsel for almost ten years, predominantly in the regulated sector in the UK. Having worked for an e-money issuer for a number of years Razia moved to work within the credit information services sector. Today she advises a number of companies on compliance and regulatory matters and is part of the advisory board for Trusek.
Senior Systems and Networks Engineer
Art has worked in networks security across the public and private sectors for over 25 years and 7 years in systems management. Art enjoys problem solving and finding the right solution in order to make things work. He enjoys cycling, swimming, gardening, home mechanics and DIY – he’ll have a go at fixing anything!
As office manager, Shanila plays the vital role of managing all administrative responsibilities and supporting the Trusek team in almost everything! Shanila has a background in sales and marketing and is highly organised and ensures the smooth running of the office. Shanila is passionate about family and ensuring that all work is done to a high standard. She enjoys learning new things and hobbies include travelling and reading.
Could This Be You?
Love technology? Interested in Fintech? Fancy a new challenge? We are always on the lookout for smart thinkers. Please send us a cover letter detailing why you would like to join the Trusek team and a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.