Meet the team
David JarvisFounder, Chief Executive Officer
David was an infrastructure engineer at companies like Airbnb and CircleCI for almost a decade. He also worked on the core banking system at API banking startup Standard Treasury. Along with Allen, he is the author of Learning ClojureScript.
Allen RohnerFounder, Chief Technology Officer
Allen was a founder and former CTO of CircleCI. He has also advised prominent financial technology firms on their internal technology development and helped Funding Circle stress-test a new version of its internal ledger technology.
Adam MoulsonChief Commercial Officer
Adam is a founder and former Chief Commercial Officer of Form3, which provides critical real-time payments infrastructure to banks and fintechs such as Lloyds, Nationwide, and Square. Prior to starting Form3, he was a country manager at SWIFT.
Dora GrantChief Risk Officer
Dora was an Assistant Director at BDO, specialising in prudential risk management. She has held CRO roles at UBL, Union Bank and The Commonwealth Trade Bank and led operational risk teams at Legal & General, Barclays, and Lloyds.
Sameer DubeyChief Product Officer
Sameer has over 20 years experience in product, payments, marketing, cryptocurrency, and banking. He was Chief Operating Officer at Bitstamp, led UK operations for N26, and spent over a decade at Barclays leading its payments business.
Jenna BakerChief People Officer
Jenna has built her career in high-growth fintech and banking start-ups. She was most recently Chief People Officer for GB Bank and is known for designing and nurturing human, inclusive cultures that create value and have an enduring positive impact.
Chad RyanChief Financial Officer
Chad has spent over a decade leading finance teams in banks and fintechs. Most recently, he was CFO at Starling International, and has also held Finance Director roles at Virgin Money and Lloyds Banking Group.
James TrunkVP Engineering
James has 20 years of experience building successful digital products and high performing teams. He has held previous roles as a Product Owner, CTO, and Head of Engineering, and has advised leadership teams and coached C-level executives.
Alex NashMoney Laundering Reporting Officer
Alex has worked in financial crime prevention for 14 years. Most recently, he was MLRO at Cashplus Bank, where he led on the design and delivery of transaction monitoring systems and company-wide control frameworks.
John WeguelinChair of the Board
John was the CEO of Zenith Bank from 2013 to 2017 and prior to that he was the CEO of the European Islamic Investment Bank. He spent 19 years at Bank of America and was COO of its European subsidiary. John chairs our board.
Amy KirkSenior Independent Director
Amy has held executive positions in lending, risk and operations at Wonga, OneSavings Bank and Bank of America. Prior to moving to the UK, she was Director of Credit for MBNA America. Amy also sits on the Boards of Monzo and FCMB Bank (UK) Ltd.
Naomi TrickeyIndependent Director
Naomi has 25 years of experience across people, commercial, operational and product roles, and has spent more than ten years in leadership roles for Software as a Service organisations. She has extensive experience managing rapid scale-ups. Naomi chairs our People and Governance Committee.
Doug MacLennanIndependent Director
Doug has 10 years of senior management experience in UK banking. He was CRO and Director of Crown Agents Bank. Before that, he was CFO for Crown Agents Bank and Director for the Northern Trust Ireland Pension Plan. Doug chairs our Risk Committee.
Kirsten AshmanIndependent Director
Kirsten has over a decade of experience in internal audit and risk management. She has held leadership roles in financial services and worked for firms including Mitsubishi HC Capital, Lloyds Bank, KPMG and PwC. Kirsten chairs our Audit Committee.
Stephen ChandlerInvestor Director
Stephen is an entrepreneur and investor with 20 years experience founding, funding, running, advising and investing in technology businesses. As co-founder and managing partner at Notion Capital, Europe's leading venture capital firm focused on cloud computing and Software as a Service, Stephen helps leading tech companies develop and execute winning market strategies.
Tom MendozaInvestor Director
Tom is a venture capital partner at EQT Ventures. He started his career in hedge funds at ING and PSAM. In 2010, he founded Tep, the mobile internet service for travellers. His EQT Ventures portfolio includes Cytora, Banking Circle, and Token.