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We're changing money


We know that moving your money around the world means a lot more than just changing pounds to euros, or dollars to yen.

Every international online retailer has a story. Perhaps you're building an international e-commerce business by selling on global marketplaces and collecting sales revenues in different currencies?

Whatever your story, we want it to have the perfect ending. We'll go out of our way to make that happen, and will make sure every international online retailer has a happily ever after.


Look how far we've come


The team

We're one of the most experienced teams in helping global merchants expand their business in overseas marketplaces. Even more importantly, we're a group of people who care and who'll pull out all the stops to make sure you get the most from your currency exchange.

Below you can put a face to the name of the World First management team. And learn a little more about what makes them tick. We've all picked 3 words that really mean something to us. What would your 3 words be?

Jonathan Quin

Jonathan Quin

Chief Executive Office & Co-founder


Jonathan Quin

Jonathan Quin

Graduated with Law and Accountancy degree from the University of Edinburgh. Started at Citibank as a trader and later headed the European sales of online FX trading products. Moved to RBS as the Head of Business Development in the Financial Markets Division. Co-founded WorldFirst in January 2004.
Kerry Tremble

Kerry Tremble

Chief Financial Officer


Kerry Tremble

Kerry Tremble

Kerry is Group CFO of World First. Kerry was previously Deputy Finance Director for Lloyds Retail Bank and a partner in KPMG’s Corporate and Investment Banking Consulting practice. In the latter role, he worked with global investment banks in a range of areas including Business & Operational Strategy and Financial & Risk Management.
Millie Richardson

Millie Richardson

Chief Compliance Officer

Angkor Wat, G&T, Cake craft


Millie Richardson

Millie Richardson

Millie joined World First in June 2013, having worked as the Head of Governance and Reporting at AXA. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, she joined the Global Financial Services Audit at HSBC. After a spell at the FSA (now FCA) as an insurance supervisor, she went back to HSBC to set up the Enterprise Risk Management Function for their insurance operations, eventually becoming the Global Compliance Officer for HSBC Insurance.
Mike Ward

Mike Ward

Chief Revenue Officer


Mike Ward

Mike Ward

Grew up in Toronto and moved to the US to study Finance at Liberty College and indulge his passion for playing ice hockey. Most recently the Chief Executive Officer at OzForex. Joined WorldFirst in January 2015 as the Chief Executive Officer for North America and as one of our Joint Chief Commercial Officers.
Tim Rudman

Tim Rudman

Chief Operating Officer


Tim Rudman

Tim Rudman

Graduated with a bachelor's degree in Finance, Marketing and International Business in South Africa. Following a brief stint working in marketing, moved to London in 2007. Joined WorldFirst in 2008 as the desk assistant in the online sellers team before taking on a variety of roles including Head of Operations and, ultimately, COO.
Kelly Jackson

Kelly Jackson

Group HR Director


Kelly Jackson

Kelly Jackson

Graduated from UCL with a degree in Psychology. Went travelling around South East Asia and Australasia before starting her HR career at QAS Limited, a subsidiary of Experian Plc. Most recently headed up the HR team at Stemcor Ltd, a privately-owned international steel trading company. Joined WorldFirst as Group HR Director in November 2014.
Graham Stanton

Graham Stanton

Chief Commercial Officer (Private & Corporate)


Graham Stanton

Graham Stanton

Graduated from Nottingham University in 2003 and worked for a tech-based mergers and acquisitions firm. Joined WorldFirst in 2007 in the corporate sales team. Risen through the ranks from a senior advisor, to Manager of the Corporate Sales team and then Manager of Partnerships and Corporate Sales.
Jeff Parker

Jeff Parker

Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Jeff Parker

Jeff Parker

Jeff was previously on the executive board at OFX – formerly OzForex – most recently in the role of Chief Enterprise Officer with responsibility for growing the B2B business globally. He also gained considerable financial services experience as a director at Macquarie Bank where he worked for the Investments and Advisory division. Jeff is also an ACMA qualified management accountant.
Jabu Henson

Jabu Henson

Global Head of Operations

Jabu Henson

Jabu Henson

Jabu has recently moved to Singapore and has been appointed Managing Director of our Hong Kong and Singapore offices. He joined World First in 2004 and was our 3rd employee. He was Chief Operating Officer in London for 5 years before he travelled over to Washington DC to help start up our US office. He is a fully qualified commercial airline pilot, holds a BSc in Financial Economics from the University of London and holds an MBA from Cass Business School.
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Dominic Rigby

Dominic Rigby

Head of Finance, APAC

Dominic Rigby

Dominic Rigby

Dominic joined World First in 2016 as APAC Head of Finance and has 15 years’ experience in financial services supporting the equity derivatives business at ABN Amro and RBS in Hong Kong and London. Dominic is an ACA qualified accountant and graduated from the University of Durham with a BSc in Biological Sciences.
Kelly Wong

Kelly Wong

Head of Operations, Asia

Kelly Wong

Kelly Wong

Kelly Joined World First in 2016 as Head of Operations, Asia and has 10 years of experience in the banks and broker-dealers field. Kelly worked for JPMorgan Chase and Forex Capital Markets and holds an MSc in Finance from the University of Leicester.
Henry Chen

Henry Chen

Head of Sales & Partnerships, Asia


Henry Chen

Henry Chen

Henry joined World First as Head of Sales & Partnership, Asia in August 2015 to lead a team and grow our Asian business. A native New Yorker, after graduating from Pace University with a BBA in Finance, he was a banker with HSBC and later moved to JPMorgan Chase. Henry relocated to Hong Kong in 2012 and worked for American Express as Head of Sales prior to joining World First.
Charise Tang

Charise Tang

Head of Marketing, Asia


Charise Tang

Charise Tang

Bio to come.
Jason Brankin

Jason Brankin

Head of eCommerce, Asia

Jason Brankin

Jason Brankin

Jason heads up our Asia E-commerce teams. He joined World First in 2007 as a part of the finance team. After working as a private client dealer he became the first full time member of the e-commerce team. He is a graduate of Seneca College and the HBC Future Executive Program.
Vivian Chung

Vivian Chung

Head of Compliance, Asia


Vivian Chung

Vivian Chung

Vivian joined World First in 2015 as Head of Compliance, Asia. She holds a BCom degree from the University of British Columbia and is a member of the HKICPA. She started her first job in audit with Ernst & Young. After that, she began her compliance career in an insurance company and thereafter joined a credit rating agency as Compliance Officer for the Asia-Pacific region.
Monica Chan

Monica Chan

HR Manager, Asia


Monica Chan

Monica Chan

Monica joined World First in 2015 as the Human Resources Manager for Asia. Her first job was a flight attendant with Cathay Pacific Airways. After that, she began her HR career and has since worked for Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch and Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse) S.A. Monica holds a BArts and a BCom degree from the University of Auckland
Clifford Chan

Clifford Chan

Tribe Lead, Asia

Clifford Chan

Clifford Chan

Clifford joined World First in January 2008 and became part of the development team in 2010. He relocated to Hong Kong in 2015 and built up the local development team. Clifford holds a BEng in Electronic Engineering from the King’s College London and holds an MSc in Business Information Technology from the Middlesex University London.
Keisho Cho

Keisho Cho

Head of Business Development, Japan

Keisho Cho

Keisho Cho

Keisho joined World First as Head of Business Development, Japan in January 2017 to develop and lead business in Japan. He worked for Worldpay, PayPal, and Digital River, as a member of ground up in Japan and enjoyed making efforts to see those companies grow. Fourth generation Chinese born and raised in Japan, BA from Sophia University in Tokyo and also studied at University of San Francisco.

Giving back

At World First we have one value that we hold above all other: "People First". This applies not only to our clients, but also to our suppliers, partners, employees and the world at large. We take our commitment to our community very seriously and take pride in our efforts to raise money for great causes. And every year each World Firster gets the opportunity to select a charity of their choice and we donate £1,000 in their name. This is a great way for our people to make a difference to a personal cause.