About Us

Smart technology for moving money in real time, enabling you to take charge wherever you are.

How do we offer such good rates?

FairFX has taken a revolutionary approach to the whole foreign exchange market for both individuals and businesses. We cut out the middle man and use state of the art technology to execute your orders and get your money to you.

By eliminating expensive Travel Money bureaus and kiosks, we can provide fantastically priced Travel Money in a highly convenient fashion. We provide our customers with great value for money by offering highly competitive rates.

What we do

FairFX Plc is based in the City of London and provides you with the best value Travel Money around.

We offer a great service using state of the art technology and by cutting out the middle man. To buy your Travel Money, you simply buy online (using any Debit Card or Credit Card or by internet bank transfer) and then tell us how you want to get your currency.

  • FairFX Prepaid Mastercard®
  • Delivered to your home (free for purchases over £750)
  • Paid to your foreign currency bank account

FairFX has been established to give you, the consumer, the ability to get Fair FX ... Fair Foreign Exchange. Why pay up to 8% more at the Airport and up to 5% more on the High Street? Buy with FairFX and get a Fair Deal.

Who we are

FairFX is an international payment services provider, offering services to customers in the UK since 2007. The Group has developed a cloud-based peer-to-peer payments platform that enables personal and business customers to make easy, low-cost multi-currency payments in a broad range of currencies and countries and across a range of FX products via one integrated system. The FairFX platform facilitates payments either direct to bank accounts or at over 30 million merchants and over 30 million ATMs in a broad range of countries globally via Mobile apps, the Internet, wire transfer and Mastercard/VISA debit cards.

Key people

Co-Founder & CEO: Ian Strafford-Taylor

Ian is one of the founders of FairFX and has been a director since 2007. He has held a number of senior banking roles at Morgan Stanley and UBS, and is a chartered accountant.

CCO: James Hickman

James has over 20 years’ experience in currency markets and has set up several successful currency card programmes and a leading online money transfer platform.

COO:Simon England

Simon has extensive experience in IT and Finance with companies including Barclays and Currencies Direct. He has been with FairFX for 8 years and now heads up the operational side of the business.

CFO:Tony Quirke

Tony has over 20 years’ experience with high growth businesses, including 10 years in the Fintech space with Kalixa and QMoney.

CTO:Dr.Jules Bean

Jules is a software engineer and the CTO at FairFX. He is responsible for creating the proprietary IT platform that FairFX runs on and has a PhD in Computer Science.