Simon Eastman

Having been with Currency Index since its launch in 2008, Simon has helped many hundreds of families, individuals and businesses with their currency transactions, being an invaluable point of contact from start to finish for many of our clients. Simon lives in Croxley Green, Hertfordshire, with his partner and 2 children, and has a BA Hons degree in Finance. His life as a currency broker started at another firm, before the launch of Currency Index.

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Chris Hall

Chris joined Currency Index as a founding employee in 2008, and manages all incoming and outgoing client payments on a daily basis as well as liaising with our bankers and accounting team. If you need to know how long it takes for your Dirhams to arrive from Dubai or your Krone to get to Copenhagen, then Chris is your man, making sure our currency broker service runs seamlessly behind the scenes. Chris lives in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, with his fiancee.

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Ashley Finill

Ashley joined the team at Currency Index in August 2015 due to growth on our private client desk and has also worked in the insurance sector. Ashley spends his weekdays working hard to ensure our clients receive the best possible service and exchange rates, and outside work enjoys travelling and following Arsenal.

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Grace Rae

Grace joined Currency Index's Private Client Desk in 2015 and assists overseas property buyers keep in touch with rates and save money on their purchases. Grace also failed her driving test 3 times (more than anyone else in the office) and is a self-confessed 'foodie'.

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Lauren Finill

Joining the team in 2015 to support Currency Index's increasing numbers of both staff and transactions, Lauren is an essential part of the team. A Watford season ticket holder, Lauren is also studying for a BA in International Business and Management at the same time as keeping things running smoothly at CIHQ.

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Tom Arnold

Tom is a founding Director of Currency Index, having previous industry experience at other foreign exchange brokers, and takes responsibility for the smooth running of the client-facing team, along with day to day management of currency transactions and client enquiries. Married with 4 children, Tom lives in Hertfordshire.

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Ian Donnelly

Ian has lived in Portugal for over 14 years and is a well known personality in the Algarve with a wealth of experience and knowledge in the local real estate and international foreign exchange markets. He is passionate about exceptional customer service and loves meeting clients personally. He and his Portuguese wife have been together since 1990 and have two children. He speaks fluent Portuguese and Dutch, and teaches traditional martial arts to children of the local community.

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Stephen Yearley

Steve joined Currency Index having spent many years at Barclays in risk management among other roles, bringing a wealth of back office expertise. Responsible for ensuring that Currency Index complies with the spirit and letter of all relevant regulations and anti money-laundering legislation, Steve is a key member of the team behind the scenes.

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Sharon Wilson

Sharon Wilson joined CI in April 2016 to launch the international branch in Portugal. Living in Portugal for 7 years and having 6 years in currency, Sharon has a wealth of experience to offer a point of contact in Portugal for clients. With over 30 years experience in Customer Service and Sales, Sharon also has other interests which include teaching Ballroom Dancing, Amateur Radio, Charity Work and DJing.

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Rob Bastin

Rob has been in the currency broker markets since 2009 and has also taken time out to be a day trader. Trained in price behaviour, Rob is our in-house technical analyst and shares his market knowledge to the benefit of all our clients. Outside of work Rob has a passion for football and is a keen snowboarder.

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Robin Haynes

Robin is a founding Director of Currency Index, having worked in foreign exchange brokers since 2003. Committed to ensuring delivery of the very highest levels of client satisfaction, Robin is involved with all aspects of the business, from sales and marketing to sourcing the best rates in the marketplace.

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Paul Newfield

Joining from a background in property and investment sales, Paul is one of the longest serving members of the team having joined Currency Index in 2012. Working on the Private Client foreign currency transfer desk, he assists buyers of property abroad to understand the benefits of using Currency Index's service and welcomes them as new clients. Paul lives in Watford although he is a keen Newcastle United fan - we don't know why.

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Matthew Boyle

Matt joined Currency Index in 2012 bringing a wealth of experience in client services from a wide range of blue chip companies. A BSc(Hons) Business graduate, he is responsible for looking after both personal clients and businesses with a foreign exchange requirement as part of Currency Index’s award winning team. Matt receives enormously positive feedback from everyone who deals with him as their currency broker.

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Matthew Crisp

Matt heads up Currency Index's sister company, Big Orange Guides, which helps British buyers with their overseas searches, connecting them with estate agents, legal, mortgage and of course currency services in the process. Matt is experienced in both the overseas property and currency sectors, and his experience and knowledge have driven the Big Orange Guides to be an invaluable source of information for anyone looking to start their journey towards owning a dream property abroad.

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Nakhil Mahra

Nakhil joined Currency Index's dealing team in 2017, to help both business and private clients with their international payment requirements. Nakhil is a keen sportsman and international jet-setter, and is an ever-reliable and knowledgeable member of the team, with previous experience in B2B drinks sales.

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