Our vision is to help our customers put new, better and fairer financial solutions in reach of everyone.

Our story

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.

Our values


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

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

Steven Hatton

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.

Chris Brown

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.

Martin Prout

Commercial Director

An experienced business and commercial management professional, Martin has worked in blue chip and entrepreneurial businesses for over 25 years. With a background in Fintech and Payments, he has a history in shaping the growth and success of innovative business at the forefront of their sectors.

Andrea McGeachin

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.

Razia Bibi-Walters

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.

Nick Cochrane

Marketing Manager

Nick is a passionate and motivated product specialist with over seven years’ experience of planning, developing, launching and managing award winning technology products often from start-up mode. Nick also has expert knowledge of mobile payment, e-commerce, omni-channel digital marketing, proximity beacon and electronic invoicing products.

Esther Cochrane

Communications Manager

Esther spent over ten years working within the vibrant online gaming sector as a traditional marketer and specialised in experiential marketing & campaign fulfilment strategy. Wishing to broaden her horizons and look to further her digital experience, Esther launched Eunoia Agency Ltd in 2015, moving her knowledge to the Fintech sector, where she became proficient in CRM strategy & eDM marketing. For kicks Esther is also a fully qualified Personal Trainer.

Alex Walters

Product Manager

With a Masters of Research (MRes) in social anthropology, Alex has worked within the fast paced Fintech sector for over 8 years. He is passionate about the role technology has in enhancing the way people interact with their environment, especially in relation to the access and distribution of e-money. Alex likes to travel and loves adventure, music, culture and nature.

Art Knappert

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!

Chris Johnson

IT Development Manager

Chris has enjoyed working in the IT industry for over 35 years. During this time, he has designed, programmed, tested and deployed financial systems for a large portfolio of companies and banks. Chris has worked with payroll systems, HMRC, training, logistics, mortgages, loans, psychometrics, retail software, banking and currency exchange. He has a passion for usability, quality, design and state of the art technology. Hobbies include HiFi, movies, cars, photography, remote controlled helicopters and amateur radio.

Siobhán Johnson

Software Tester

Siobhán started working with the Trusek team in June 2016, testing software financial systems and is studying engineering with the Open University. Siobhán holds 7 years’ experience working within the vibrant retail sector and most recently has spent the last couple of years working as an engineering laboratory technician. She is passionate about quality, accuracy, readability and usability. Hobbies include socialising, fitness, travel and fish keeping.

Shanthy Sayan


A highly motivated, fully qualified finance professional with proven expertise in financial accounting and reporting. A team player, educated to master’s degree level and associate member of CIMA financial Body. Accomplished accounting professional with extensive experience gained through working in different sectors such as manufacture, trading and financial. Shanthy enjoys playing badminton and socialising.

Shanila Brown

Office Manager

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.

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