At WorldFirst, our mission is to create the world’s best foreign exchange platform for individuals, and international businesses.
WorldFirst was born back in 2004 by two innovators in a South London basement armed with ten years of banking experience, an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to provide customers a real alternative to the big banks. Since then, we’ve grown exponentially and with a global team around 600 strong, have become a market-leading, multi-award winning, bank-beating, rapidly-growing, fun-loving international payments company.
Currently, more than 400,000 global customers & 150,000 global businesses choose WorldFirst for their international transfers. We have transferred £70 Billion for our customers since we launched, more than 1 million transfers per year
Below you can put a face to the name of the WorldFirst management team. And learn a little more about what makes them tick.
Peter has spent the larger part of his career building a successful payments business in Asia Pacific. He started with the Union Bank of Switzerland and thereafter moved to Bank One Singapore NA as Head of Treasury. He joined Western Union Business Solutions in 2002 as Managing Director for Singapore and Hong Kong and later promoted to Regional Division Director for Asia Pacific. He joined WorldFirst in March 2017 is responsible for materializing the growth objectives for the payments business in Singapore.
Calvin joined WorldFirst in 2016 as Compliance Manager. He holds a MSc in Finance from University College Dublin. In addition, Calvin is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) where he has acquired the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification in 2017. Prior to joining WorldFirst, he had a banking career with Standard Chartered Bank and United Overseas Bank.
Daniel graduated from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2015, working as a trader right after graduation before joining Barclays as an Analyst. Daniel joined WorldFirst Singapore in 2016 as a Corporate Sales Executive, and within a short space of time made a huge difference, thereafter being asked to lead the Corporate Sales team. Daniel was a national rugby player, which explains why he runs hard and fast for his loyal clients.
Simon has been with WorldFirst since 2006 and has worked in the Private Client business in the UK as a dealer and team leader. In 2009 he studied financial services exams to became an FCA Approved Person for World First Markets Ltd and is qualified to provide financial advice on regulated products.
Stanley joined WorldFirst in May 2016 as a Relationship Manager to grow the Singapore e-commerce business. He started his career in accounting roles with Barclays and Cargill before transitioning to Treasury sales with CYS Global Remit and worked his way up to become a Corporate FX dealer where he worked closely with SMEs and MNCs. Stanley graduated with a BSc in Banking and Finance from the University of London.
Jasmine graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance (Hons) from University of London. She joined WorldFirst in July 2015 as a Client Relations Executive and has since moved on to become the Team Lead of the Client Relations team in Singapore. Prior to WorldFirst, she was working in operational risk management in Barclays and global fund services in Wells Fargo.
Our offices around the world
UP Office Building
Piet Heinkade 55
China - Hong Kong
Room 3003-3008 30F Chubb Tower
Windsor House 311 Gloucester Road
33 York Street
6 Shenton Way
OUE Downtown Tower 1 #36-03
27F Kyobashi Edogrand