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International payments to match your ambitions


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Our journey so far


The team

Real ambition doesn’t stop. Neither do we. We’re one of the most experienced teams in foreign exchange. Meet our management team. Learn about their journeys before WorldFirst.

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.
Sir David Clementi

Sir David Clementi

Chairman


Sir David Clementi

Sir David Clementi

Graduated from Oxford University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Sir David was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England from 1997 to 2002, chief executive of Kleinwort Benson and formerly chairman of Prudential plc, director of Rio Tinto plc. and director of The Royal Opera House. He is currently chairman of Kings Cross Central and the BBC Trust. Joined WorldFirst as senior adviser in 2006.
Nick Robinson

Nick Robinson

Vice Chairman & Co-founder


Nick Robinson

Nick Robinson

Graduated with a Business and French degree from Reading University. Joined Citibank on the UK Corporate Foreign Exchange desk and looked after a large client group including many FTSE 100 companies. Joined Credit Agricole Indosuez to launch their UK Corporate foreign exchange and interest rate hedging business. Co-founded WorldFirst in January 2004.
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.
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.
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.
Graham Stanton

Graham Stanton

Chief Commercial Officer-
Private and 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.
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.
Tim Watson

Tim Watson

Head of IT


Tim Watson

Tim Watson

Graduated from University of Nottingham in 2001 with an MSc in Chemistry and a PhD in Theoretical / Computational Chemistry in 2005. Ran a successful IT consulting company helping businesses open offices worldwide and helping with deploying secure and reliable network infrastructures. Joined WorldFirst in 2009 as a software developer and systems administrator.
Jeff Parker

Jeff Parker

Managing Director APAC


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.
Craig Agutter

Craig Agutter

E-Commerce Manager


Craig Agutter

Craig Agutter

Graduated from the University of Bath with a bachelor’s degree in Economics before undertaking a comprehensive tour of South-East Asia, a part of the world he returns to whenever possible. Joined WorldFirst as the desk assistant in the E-commerce team in 2008. Heading up the E-commerce team was his next.
Jason Bradford

Jason Bradford

Head of UK Operations


Jason Bradford

Jason Bradford

Left his native South Africa in 2002 with a degree in Business Finance and subsequently qualified as a Chartered Global Management Accountant and is also an APM member. With over 15 years' risk and control experience, worked in both finance and the oil industries within finance, middle office, treasury and strategy functions. Joined WorldFirst in July 2015 as a consultant, taking on the role of Head of Treasury and moved into his current role as Head of Operations EMEA at the beginning of 2016.
Katie Brownridge

Katie Brownridge

Head of Relationship Management


Katie Brownridge

Katie Brownridge

Having spent 10 years in marketing agencies honing her account management skills, went on to spend the following 7 years at Barclays in a variety of commercial, customer and partner engagement roles including Head of New Customer Engagement at Barclaycard. Joined WorldFirst in June 2015 as Global Head of Relationship Management with accountability for all existing commercial partnerships.
Jeremy Cook

Jeremy Cook

Chief Economist and Head of Currency Strategy


Jeremy Cook

Jeremy Cook

Started life at HSBC in private equity advice but soon moved to currency. No degree. Learnt everything from people he worked with. Joined WorldFirst in 2007 as a Corporate Dealer when the Corporate Desk consisted of only 5 people. His next was becoming WorldFirst’s Chief Economist in 2010.
Daniel Howe

Daniel Howe

Head of Sales


Daniel Howe

Daniel Howe

Started out in media sales selling corporate sponsorships to financial services businesses and family offices. Joined WorldFirst in 2011 on the Corporate Sales desk. Promoted the following year to Deputy Head of Corporate Sales and then became the Head of Sales soon after.
Faye Marshall

Faye Marshall

Head of Treasury


Faye Marshall

Faye Marshall

Graduated from Leeds University with a BScH in Medical Sciences. Qualified accountant and treasurer. Previously worked at WM Morrison Supermarkets, Eversheds Law Firm and TC Direct Investing where she gained experience in setting up a treasury department, banking relationship management, client money regulations and funds transfer pricing. Joined WorldFirst in 2016 as Head of Treasury after returning from working for TD Bank in Toronto.
TobyWootton

Toby Wootton

Programme Manager


Toby Wootton

Toby Wootton

One of the early internet entrepreneurs selling domain names. Qualified barrister and a firefighter trained in New Zealand. 15 years of experience in programme and change management with experience in blue chips, SMEs, government departments and start-ups. Joined WorldFirst in 2015 as Programme Manager to oversee the delivery of all changes and projects designed to improve products and services.
Marca Wosoba

Marca Wosoba

Head of International Development


Marca Wosoba

Marca Wosoba

Marketing Manager for EMEA at McGraw-Hill Education before completing her MBA at Cass Business School. Spent 7 years at RBS in a number of strategic and client-facing roles most recently as Head of Retail Transaction FX. Joined WorldFirst in December 2014 and looks after setting and delivering the global expansion strategy (our next).

Giving back

We don’t just care about what’s next for us. We encourage our people to give back by volunteering their time to a cause they care about. We also donate £1,000 in their name to a charity of their choice. Helping drive the community forward and achieve more.