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Ricky Knox

London, UK

Founder & CEO

Tandem Bank

Ricky Knox

Biography

Ricky is a serial entrepreneur and has built multiple successful businesses. He has built five technology disruptors in fintech and telecoms and founded Tandem in 2013.

Ricky co-founded GSM Systems (a global mobile telephony network services provider) in 2003 and is a Director and Founder of Small World Financial Services Group (a global money transfer business with over £4bn of transfers) which is now Europe's largest independent Money Transfer operator. He also Founder and Non-Executive Director of Azimo, a social digital payments platform that enables simple, fast and secure remittances to 198 countries globally.

Ricky is also Managing Partner at Hexagon Partners, a specialist private equity firm which invests in financial technology.

Ricky holds an MBA from INSEAD.

Ricky Knox’s Newsfeed

Tandem Bank Announces Hong Kong Expansion

Tandem Bank is expanding into Hong Kong. The UK based challenger bank announced in a release that Tandem is working closely with Convoy Global Holdings on the launch. Tandem Bank expects to officially open up operations before the end of 2019. Ricky Knox, co-founder and CEO of Tandem Bank, commented on the expansion during Hong Kong Fintech Week: “This is an extremely exciting step for Tandem and our first move into international markets. Our innovative products and services are perfectly suited to the market here in Hong Kong..."

Tandem’s Ricky Knox on the role of AI in consumer banking – Tearsheet

A five time entrepreneur and the founder of international money transfer firm Azimo, Ricky Knox continues to compete in fintech. His latest venture, Tandem, is a strong competitor in the UK challenger banking...

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Ricky Knox’s Background

Founder & CEO
2013 - Present
London, UK
Tandem Money is an app-based, full-service retail bank with built-in budgeting features, such as alerts when bills increase or a payment comes in, advice on switching energy supplier and automatic advice on how much customers can afford to spend each month.
Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director
2012 - Present
London, UK
Azimo is an online remittance transfer service for customers who wish to make transactions to overseas accounts.
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Ricky Knox’s Education

MBA
2003 - 2003
BSc, Economics
1994 - 1998