About Us

We’re a British company offering an honest, trusted service on international money transfers.

We can save you money by taking a smaller margin than the banks. We have no skyscrapers, corporate jets or waterfalls to pay for.

All companies are only as good as their people. Our team are enthusiastic and experienced at what they do. Looking after our customers is what grows our business.

We believe you can’t have trust without transparency. Below are the names, faces and profiles of our people.

The executive team

  • Clive CookeChairman

    Clive Cooke - Chairman

    Clive’s career in finance spans over 35 years. In fact, he even appeared on the talk show Wogan all the way back in 1987 to explain how the Big Bang had changed the City of London.

    He went on to become a Director of a FTSE 100 money broker, Exco Plc, and subsequently became CEO of derivatives and forex broker City Index.

    After buying his own ‘place in the sun’ in France, Clive spotted the opportunity to give customers a much better deal on their currency transfers.

  • James PinkneyDirector

    James Pinkney - Director

    James is an experienced financial markets professional with a career background covering foreign exchange and equity derivatives.

    Having competed as a professional showjumper from the age of 16, James has built up an extensive portfolio of clients in the showjumping, bloodstock and racing industries. As part of his continued involvement in the equestrian sector, Key Currency is a sponsor of Justin Tuff, a leading British showjumper.

  • Jon PinkneyDirector

    Jon Pinkney - Director

    Prior to Key Currency, Jon worked as a private wealth advisor in financial markets. These days instead of managing money, he helps customers save money as well as hedge their foreign currency exposure.

    Jon has also been competing in motorcross for over 30 years and has built up a large network of clients and contacts ranging from teams, riders and parts suppliers. Key Currency is a sponsor of Team GB which competes internationally at the annual Motorcross of Nations.

  • Andrew GibsonDirector

    Andrew Gibson - Director

    Before joining Key Currency, Andrew previously worked for the likes of Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank and has appeared as a market expert on CNBC and Bloomberg TV.

    He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Accountant.

    Andrew is responsible for overseeing the company’s strategy and performance as well as driving new business channels.

  • Nicola BurgessCompliance Officer

    Nicola Burgess - Compliance Officer

    Nicola is responsible for the oversight of the compliance department and ensuring that our policy and procedures are adhered to throughout the business.

    Key Currency is committed to conducting its business with the highest level of integrity, and to supporting the worldwide anti-money laundering effort.

    As Compliance Officer, Nicola ensures we stringently observe compliance and reporting regulations in order to protect both our company and our customers.

  • Andy DyerHead of Trading

    Andy Dyer - Head of Trading

    Andy has extensive experience in the currency payments industry having worked both as a senior dealer and in tailoring services for corporate customers.

    Andy’s built up a broad range of clients over the years, including luxury car importers, professional boxers, football agents, pharmaceutical firms and pet relocation services. 

    As Head of Trading, Andy ensures we maintain the best service in the industry.

  • Tony RedondoSenior Dealer

    Tony Redondo - Senior Dealer

    Tony Redondo has worked in the finance sector for over two decades. He qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers at the renowned Guildhall University.

    In the last 8 years, Tony has worked as a senior currency dealer looking after a large portfolio of private and corporate clients. Tony also writes market updates and forecasts for a number of online currency websites.

  • Geoff LambourneHead of Partnerships

    Geoff Lambourne - Head of Partnerships

    Geoff is responsible for cultivating and supporting partnership opportunities and key business relationships.

    He was previously General Manager of a major import-export company, Tulip Foods, where he managed large cross-border transactions in the US, Spain, Italy, Belgium and Germany. 

    Geoff also developed commercial relationships with some of the UK’s largest retailers including Tesco, Sainsburys and Marks and Spencer.

  • Vicky VichHead of Balearic Islands

    Vicky Vich - Head of Balearic Islands

    Vicky is our multi-talented head of the Balearic Islands. She is an established business development manager and previously spent a decade in the real estate sector. Vicky is also our in-house expert on social media strategy and speaks Catalan, Spanish and English.

    Day to day, Vicky looks after our network of local partners ensuring we offer clients a reliable, efficient and valued service.

  • Erik García HiljdingHead of Corporate Sales - Spain

    Erik García Hiljding - Head of Corporate Sales - Spain

    Erik is our Head of Corporate Sales in Spain. He has spent more than a decade working in currency markets and banking services in the Alicante region and is Vice Delegate of the Swedish-Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the Valencia Community. On top of that, he’s also fluent in Spanish, English and Swedish!

    Erik’s focus at Key Currency is on making sure we deliver great value coupled with old fashioned customer service to all our Spanish clients.

  • Mike SmithHead of CRM and IT Development

    Mike Smith - Head of CRM and IT Development

    Mike is our IT whizz. He heads up the development team responsible for refining and utilising the CRM system as well as fully supporting our IT infrastructure.

    Having previously worked for a multinational mortgage broker and boutique wealth advisor, Mike has brought a broad base of technical skills to Key Currency. We haven’t found anything yet he can’t fix or improve. Maybe one day we will, but we doubt it.

  • David CaldaraloSenior Dealer

    David Caldaralo - Senior Dealer

    David is a highly experienced FX dealer who’s been guiding both private and corporate clients for the past 7 years. During this time, he has assisted over 2,000 clients in over 30 countries around the world.

    Having helped with just about every type of international payment there is, David knows the currency markets inside out. No matter how big or small the client, his aim is always to keep the whole process quick, efficient and simple.

  • Dominic PinkneyHead of Dutch Operations

    Dominic Pinkney - Head of Dutch Operations

    Dominic’s focus at Key Currency is on growing our presence in the Dutch market.

    Having initially trained as a lawyer, he holds a Master of Laws degree from the prestigious University of Amsterdam.

    During his career, he has built strong commercial relationships in the oil & gas industry in Africa and the textile & automotive industries in China. His experience in international markets has given Dominic an in-depth understanding of cross-border transactions and foreign exchange.

  • Jessica NewtonOffice Manager - Spain

    Jessica Newton - Office Manager - Spain

    Jessica is our multi-tasking office manager in Spain. Born in Spain to English parents she is fluent in both Spanish and English and knows her way around in the jungle that is public administration in Spain.

    Utilising her wide-ranging skills Jessica manages our operations in Spain with everything from direct client contact to our growing partner network.

  • Ricard TrillaRegional Sales Manager – Catalunya

    Ricard Trilla - Regional Sales Manager – Catalunya

    Ricard is our man on the ground in the beautiful Cataluyna region of Spain, providing our local clients and partners with valuable guidance on foreign exchange.

    Finance runs through Ricard’s blood. He has a Masters in Financial Derivatives from the Institute of Financial Studies and has previously worked as a senior trader, financial advisor and investment manager.