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Helping to make financial services accessible to everyone

Our global platform provides a seamless transfer of funds between payment systems in more than 100 countries and 60 currencies.

We enable mobile wallet providers, platforms, PSPs, money transfer operators and banks to make financial services accessible worldwide. Since Thunes was established in 2016, we’ve facilitated real-time transactions for millions of people and businesses across the world.

Mission

Vision

We Love What We Do And We Have Fun

Meet our management team

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Peter De Caluwe

CEO
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Peter is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Thunes. Peter previously held the position of CEO Payments at Naspers, and before that, he was CEO at Ogone, (now known as Ingenico ePayments). He holds a degree in Marketing Management from KUL in Leuven.
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Tamer El-Emary

Chief Operating Officer
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A seasoned global business development executive, El-Emary has more than 20 years of experience delivering accelerated growth and increased revenue performance with Fortune 50 companies as well as successful start-up enterprises. Tamer holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, a Master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and a Bachelor of Arts in History and International Relations from Tufts University.
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Kian Bin Teo

Chief Financial Officer
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KB Teo has more than 25 years of experience in financial planning, corporate finance, risk management, and investor relations. Prior to Thunes, Teo was CFO for technology companies in China and also worked as investment banker for 10 years. He is a CFA Charterholder and earned his BA in politics and economics from Oxford University and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management.
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Mike Raath

Chief Technology Officer
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Mike is a tech expert with more than 20 years of international experience in the finance, telco, and entertainment industry. With a thorough understanding of mobitech and fintech, Mike’s experience spans across Asia Pacific and Africa. He has previously worked with the Fox Network, Naspers (Showmax and DStv), and Barclays. Mike holds an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science.
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Aik Boon Tan

Chief Commercial Officer
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Aik-Boon has been with Thunes since 2006 and is now the Chief Commercial Officer focusing on leading the company’s global sales operations. AB holds an engineering degree from Monash University in Australia and an MBA from the Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands.
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Pierre Vigier

Chief Architect
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Pierre is currently the Chief Architect at Thunes where he is responsible for the management of the company’s technology platform. He joined Thunes in 2014 and holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from ISIMA.
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Adrien Antoni

Head of Legal & Compliance
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Adrien joined Thunes in 2018 to lead the company’s compliance department globally. Adrien has over 9 years of experience in the payments industry, managing global compliance programs and financial crimes teams across the world. Adrien holds a Masters Degree in International and European Law from Faculté Libre de Droit d’Economie et de Gestion – Paris, and is a certified member of the ICA.
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Dawei Wang

Head of Strategy
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Dawei possesses a strong knowledge of the payments sector as well as expertise in growth and M&A strategy. He was previously a Strategy Consultant and banker with EY-Parthenon and JPMorgan respectively, where he regularly advised the CXOs of some of the largest global financial institutions, PE/VC investors, and FinTechs on their most pressing strategic and capital-related agenda. He holds an M.A. in Economics and Strategy from Imperial College London.
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Bogdan Dinu

Head of Product
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Bogdan Dinu has more than 15 years of international experience in technology and product management. Prior to Thunes, Bogdan worked with global companies such as PayU, Ingenico and Nike where he was responsible for the payment experience as well as product innovation. He is an expert in building business and consumer products across different markets by leveraging technology. Bogdan holds an MBA from the Amsterdam Business School.

Board of Directors

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Allan Green

Chairman
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Allan Green is a seasoned entrepreneur and technology investor for over 20 years. He has transformed numerous companies in his capacity of advisor, investor and board member, including industry leaders like Gemalto and Ingenico.
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Peter De Caluwe

Director
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Peter is the Director and Chief Executive Officer at Thunes. Peter previously held the position of CEO Payments at Naspers, and before that, he was CEO at Ogone, (now known as Ingenico ePayments). He holds a degree in Marketing Management from KUL in Leuven.
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Jenny Lee

Director
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Jenny Lee is a Managing Partner at GGV Capital and helped set up GGV’s first China office in 2005 and GGV’s Singapore office in 2019. Jenny’s previous operation and finance work experience with ST Aerospace, Morgan Stanley and JAFCO Asia enhanced her role as a preferred board mentor and investor to many entrepreneurs in China. Jenny graduated from Cornell University with a Masters and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and an M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
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Lee Kheng Nam

Director
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Lee Kheng Nam holds several distinguished senior positions as the Deputy and Chairman of Vertex Venture, Director of Creative Technology, Chairman & Director of Heptagon Oy, Director of Innomedia and Director of Infocomm Investments.
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Sunil Sabharwal

Director
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Sunil Sabharwal has spent over two decades as a board member and C-suite executive for global companies like GE Capital, First Data Corporation, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Coopers and Lybrand. He has also invested in and worked with leading global fintech corporations such as European payment services company Ogone (now part of Ingenico), Paysafe and IRIS Analytics.
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Ali Mazanderani

Director
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Ali Mazanderani brings with him years of experience leading landmark fintech investments globally and heading strategy in banks. A fintech investor and entrepreneur, Ali co-founded and currently serves as chairman of Salt Pay.
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Tope Lawani

Director
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Mr. Lawani is co-founder and Managing Partner of Helios Investment Partners (“Helios”) and has 25 years of principal investment experience. He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering (with a Minor in Economics) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from Harvard Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School.