Alastair Thompson

Global Head of Business Development & Partnerships TransferWise


TransferWise is a global technology company that’s building the best way to move money around the world. Whether you’re sending money to another country, spending money abroad, or making and receiving international business payments, TransferWise is on a mission to make your life easier and save you money. TransferWise processes $5bn every month on behalf of its five million customers, saving themselves $1.5bn a year in bank fees. It’s attracted $689m from investors such as world’s largest VC firm Andreessen Horowitz and Sir Richard Branson.


Prior to starting TransferWise, Alastair spent 10 years at international payment solutions provider Earthport PLC. Alastair worked across multiple functions including working from entry level to managing the entire back office, through product design and analysis, client solutions and onboarding.