experience in the retail
foreign exchange market
worth of foreign exchange*
ranked out of 96
Our aim is to bring the cost of foreign exchange down by focusing on innovative and ground breaking technology in the cash currency and international payments space. In 2020 we have become the first company in the UK to offer travellers the real exchange rate on their currency purchases. We want to continue to offer more savings and clarity to all our members when it comes to their foreign exchange requirements whilst providing a secure, efficient and consistent service.
To give our members complete confidence and transparency on all their foreign exchange transactions. We hope our initiative will extend throughout the foreign exchange market as a whole.
No gimmicks. If you transact with us you get the interbank rate plus our fee. Simple.
Our team are London based and a trading division of Sterling Consortium Limited. We safeguard client money based on the current FCA guidelines under the Payment Services directive into segregated accounts which are held with Lloyds Bank.
Our England and Wales company number: 05850613
We are also listed on The Financial Conduct Authority register (FCA no. 504439) under the PSD Directive and governed by HM Revenue and Customs as a Money Service Business (MSB registration no. 12120971).
Sam co founded The Currency Club in 2010 with the idea of building a transparent, secure and easy to use foreign exchange platform for individuals and international businesses to access from anywhere in the world. Prior to this, Sam worked for HiFX focusing on hedging and risk management solutions for businesses. Sam graduated from Southampton University in Actuarial Sciences and Economics.
Meera co founded The Currency Club in 2010. Meera comes from an investment banking background and previously worked in the alternative investments space raising capital for hedge funds in the Benelux region. Prior to this, she worked at Morgan Stanley and UBS in the Wealth Management division managing family offices and high net worth clients with both their investment requirements. She graduated from the University of Southampton in Economics and Politics.
Vasanth Prabu joined The Currency Club back in 2012. He heads up our tech team and builds highly scalable, reliable and secure applications that support our network of foreign exchange platforms. Vasanth has more than 15 years of work experience in IT industry and previously worked with many leading service providers including CMC Markets, Siemens Energy Services, Oracle Corporation and Genisys Integrating System.
Hubert Vas Assistant Manager
Hubert joined The Currency Club in 2018. Prior to this he was managing physical cash, inventories and logistics as a supervisor. With over 6 years experience of building teams and managing the transit of goods, Hubert has great attention to detail and is good at multi tasking. Hubert graduated in Information Technology & Computer Applications. .
Rochelle Barboza Head of Customers Services
Rochelle joined The Currency Club in 2019 with over 10 years background in Customer Services across a range of sectors from travel to banking. Previously, Rochelle worked as a travel consultant for Cox and Kings in London. Followed by her roles as a Relationship Manager in Yes Bank and HDFC bank. Rochelle graduated with her degree in Commerce.
The Currency Club was Founded
The Currency Club platform goes live with a
unique rate optimiser tool offering greater
transparency to the consumer.
Experian is appointed by The Currency Club
to support online identity verification.
The Currency Club offers free delivery on all
The Currency Club becomes Official Supplier
to The PA Club
The Currency Club Becomes CityJet's Chosen
Travel Money Supplier
The Currency Club partners up with Robert
The Currency Club Secures Coveted Foreign
Exchange Supplier Position on Xexec.
The Currency Club is recommended as a good
FX provider in the Which? magazine
Our full automated currency buy back
service goes live
Ascent Resources plc chooses The Currency
Club as a Foreign Exchange Provider
New website launch of The Currency Club
World First Partners up with The
The Currency Club Signs Up Travelpack, one of
the UK's largest independent travel companies
World First Partners up with The
Travel Center UK Signs Up with The
FC Exchange teams up with The
The Currency Club welcomes Air New
Zealand as its newest affiliate member.
The Currency Club partners with Disabled
Holiday Directory as their chosen travel
The Currency Club was voted for by customers
to be included on Money Saving Expert.
The Currency Club's Buy Back service is
featured in the Daily Mail
First billboard campaign on M40
Birmingham to London route.
The Sunday Times Travel team features
The Currency Club as a go to foreign
exchange online provider
The Currency Club launches its explainer video
The Currency Club supports the Rickshaw Run
with one of co founders heading up the team
to raise money for Against Malaria Foundation.
The Currency Club launches its first white
label solution for Sterling FX
Click and Collect service goes live on our
white label platform
Second billboard campaign on M40
#summer16 London to Birmingham route
Sam Thakkar interviewed by for his views
on Brexit and its impact
The Currency Club recognised by the Guardian
The Currency Club launch the central London
The Currency Club wins Bronze award for
Best Travel Money provider at the British
Travel Awards 2016
The Currency Club supports Habitat for
Humanity in Malawi as one of our co founder
heads out onsite to help build shelters
The Currency Club is nominated as finalist
Jan in the British Bank Awards 2019 for
Best Travel Money provider
The Currency Club launches a white label
solution for Rapid Travel Money
The Currency Club is nominated as a finalist
Jan in the British Bank Awards 2020 for Best
International payments service goes live -
fully transparent pricing model
Fully transparent pricing offered to travel
money online - only provider in the market
to do adopt this model
The Currency Club launches a fully transparent
foreign exchange service offering customers
the real exchange rate and a small fee
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