Privalgo Announces the Appointment of Martin Griffiths as a New Board Member

1st September 2021 | Blogs, News

By Privalgo


Former Head of FinTech & MSBs at Barclays Corporate Banking Martin Griffiths joins foreign exchange scaleup Privalgo as a non-Executive Director.

London, 1st SeptemberPrivalgo announced today the appointment of Martin Griffiths as a non-executive Director and Board member.

With a 30-year career in banking and corporate foreign exchange, Martin will bring his experience and knowledge to Privalgo’s Executive Team, helping the business with its strategic development.

In his 12 years at Barclays Corporate Banking, Martin helped build and lead the UK’s largest banking team. It facilitated and supported FX, payments, risk management and lending for the world’s leading FinTech firms.

He has held senior positions within three of the UK’s largest banks, including Barclays, Bank of Scotland and Lloyds TSB Plc.

Working with Privalgo’s Directors in an advisory capacity, Martin will offer seasoned guidance on the company’s strategic growth going forward. He will be working to help optimise every department across Privalgo, including the Executive Team, Marketing, Partnerships and Front of House.

Daniel Biggs, Managing Director at Privalgo, said: 

"I am very pleased to announce that Martin is joining the board at Privalgo, and we look forward to working with him. 

Martin brings an exceptional level of transactional banking and payments experience, which will support the ambitious development of our businesses.

During his banking career, Martin worked with many of the companies in the FinTech sphere. This breadth of experience and perspective will provide the Executive Team with extremely valuable insights as we continue with the strategic growth of Privalgo”

Martin Griffiths, said:

“I am thrilled to be joining the board at Privalgo at such an exciting point in their journey.

Daniel and his team have built a business with very solid foundations through great people, technology and risk management. This has been achieved through some of the most challenging times the industry has ever faced and they are poised to make significant strides forward over the next few years. 

I am excited to be working with the Directors and Senior Team in developing and enhancing the next stage of the business’s strategic plans and goals”

About Privalgo 

Privalgo is a rapidly growing foreign exchange and international payments company.

Combining cutting-edge technology, industry-leading exchange rates and a high level of personal service, Privalgo helps businesses and individuals with their international transfers.

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