About Currency Matters

Currency Matters provide the client with knowledge and expertise, professionalism and ability that is only gained at the highest levels in the foreign exchange markets.

Currency Matters offers a personal and informed foreign currency exchange facility. We replace the traditional role of the bank in the money exchange transaction, and in doing so, offer a higher level of currency analysis and service not normally found with the banks. We will save you money through commission free transactions and better exchange rates.

Management Team

Jon Anderson

Co-founder and CEO

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Jon established Currency Matters in 2002 following a career in the currency and derivatives markets in London and Copenhagen. Variously described as an innovator, a disrupter and an entrepreneur, Jon is hugely experienced in the foreign exchange and international payments arena and has built a client network in 76 countries.

Michelle Anderson

Co-founder and CAO

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Michelle co-founded Currency Matters with Jon following a career in languages and in corporate communications, In London and in her home town of Copenhagen. Michelle is responsible for the HR and Administration function for the company and is a keen advocate of ability rather than qualifications.

Kurt Carlsson

COO

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Kurt’s career in the currency markets began at the Danish company Midas Fondsmæglerselskab A/S, which later became Saxo Bank. Kurt is an operations specialist, a technologist and business leader with significant international experience. Kurt was one of the founding pillars of Saxo Bank A/S success in Copenhagen, and was responsible for private and corporate clients, recommending and implementing financial investment strategies. He was in the company for almost 20 years, and as Executive Director responsible for establishing Saxo Bank A/S Sucursal en Espana, Spain.

Jorge Lezcano

CTO

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Jorge has worked with Currency Matters for over ten years, through his company Intradata. Intradata was formed in 2003 with the vision of providing unique financial platforms to the financial industry and the governments. Intradata has introduced its services in more than 10 countries and it is in the process of expanding it to 30 more. At the same time, Intradata has interfaces with more than 100 banks including all the major ones and it is integrated into all the major payment networks. Jorge formally becomes part of the Currency Matters technology team in March 2019.

Karen McCormick

Non Executive Director

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Karen has worked across a diverse range of sectors and held senior leadership roles including; Chief Executive Officer at Cheshire Building Society, Group HR Director at private equity backed Care UK, Vice President HR at Kellogg’s Europe, People Performance Director at Sainsbury’s and HR Director at GUS Home Shopping / Reality. Her early career was spent in financial services. All of these roles have been transformational in nature as each business was facing a significant challenge in their market.

Sir Eric Peacock

Independent Consultant and Advisor to the Board

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Sir Eric is currently Chairman of e-Careers Limited (E-Learning), iPro Sport Corporation Limited (Natural  Isotonic Sports Drinks),  Buckley  Jewellery Ltd,  Stevenage  Packaging Ltd Halo International Group Ltd (Furniture), Boxford Group Ltd (Leisure and Farming) and Just Loans Plc. He also leads the Peacock Foundation, Uniqueness and the AB Trust all of which focus on disadvantaged children and young adults. Sir Eric was knighted in 2003 for his services to international trade.

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If you have any questions please do not hesitate to telephone +44 (0) 1695 581 669 and we will be happy to help you. There is no cost or obligation attached to opening an account.

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