About Us

Businesses are increasingly looking to expand into growth markets. Whilst global expectations are changing, trading with emergent and expanding markets remains expensive and impacts your bottom line.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Amit Khosla
Chief Executive Officer

Amit covers strategy, implementation, fund raising, business development and strategic partnerships. He has particular expertise within Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania. Before Kwanji he worked for 10 years in the FMCG, Tech & Manufacturing industries.

William Lorenz
COO & Founder

William has a wealth of experience in the fintech world and a track record of building successful companies. Prior to Kwanji he was a founder of Ixaris which is now a £300M turnover company built on his compliance, payments and banking expertise.

At Kwanji, we believe that every company should be able to send funds and transact globally without being overcharged.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Leslie Onyesoh

Leslie is our visionary and founder. He is passionate about removing the hurdles to international trade that dampen the entrepreneur and is the creative and dynamic force behind Kwanji.

Rob Connell

Rob looks after strategic partners and key accounts including business software providers, business advisors such as accountants and consultants, international staffing and outsourcing firms.

Bhavik Pattni

Bhavik is our business analyst, primarily focusing on East African partnerships. He has a background in engineering & experience in the field of international trade with specific expertise in commodities.

Based in the financial hub of the City of London, we’re a foreign exchange (FX) aggregator designed to provide businesses with direct access to the best possible FX rate through our comparative platform of FCA regulated brokers.

MARKETING & Customer Development

Maggie Strzelecka

Maggie is our Customer Success Director,  looking after clients & FX partners. She ensures that transactions flow smoothly, collects customer feedback and makes sure we act on it to improve our site and service. She has a background in customer service and user experience analytics.

Martin Upfold

Martin is our Marketing, Communications, and Experience Manager. He focuses on increasing brand visibility in emerging markets, as well as converting and engaging businesses by implementing targeted campaigns and integrated CRM programs for existing Kwanji clients.

We Only Work With The Best Local And Global FX Partners

UKforex - OFX
Fx Firm - Frontierpay
Tramonex
ABC Bank
Credit Bank

All of our partners are regulated either by the FCA in the UK or local equivalent

Advisory Board

Henning Von Spreckelsen

Henning is an entrepreneur and Sainsbury Management Fellow. An expert in the fields of marketing, finance and strategy, he is also Chief Executive of Shere Investment and a Non-Executive Director at Square Rig.

German
Vegarra

German is an emerging market specialist, with over 10 years of experience at the International Finance Corporation. He is also CEO of CVG CAPITAL and has achieved consecutive annual performance awards for driving growth in emerging markets.

Nasir
Zubairi

Nas has extensive forex experience having worked for RBS, ICAP and most recently Currency Cloud. He is a well-regarded mentor with Goldman Sachs & Level39 and was Enterprise UK’s mentor of the year 2012.

Paul
Townsend

Paul is a payments expert who works with us as a hands-on advisor. He was with UBS, Earthport and Neteller before founding Envoy which was sold to Worldpay for £75M in 2011.

Thaer
Sabri

Thaer is CEO of the Electronic Money Association, the European trade body for the e-money industry. He leads industry regulatory discussions with the UK government and EU parliament and is able to advise on long-range changes in regulation that may impact Kwanji’s products and customers.