OUR COMPANY

Leadership team

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Gerard Barry

Founder & Group CEO
Gerard is an entrepreneur with a strong track record in developing and commercialising proprietary payments technologies. Gerard founded Fintrax Group in 1985,
one of the leading global VAT refund companies operating in 31 countries. In 2012, Gerard sold Fintrax Group to Exponent, a UK private equity fund, for $220m. In 1999 Gerard developed, patented and commercialised "Automatic Dynamic Currency Conversion" technology and launched complementary DCC services for acquirers.
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DERMOT MCCANN

CEO, APAC
Dermot is responsible for establishing and scaling Priviti across Asia Pacific. With a proven track record of scaling market leading technology organisations from
startups to enterprises over the past 20 years, Dermot is a strong business leader and passionate about developing people and delivering innovation and value for clients. He holds a B.Sc. Computer Science from the University of Brighton, a Master of Business & Technology from the University of New South Wales and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
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MAUREEN CONNEELY

Director of Essential Services
Maureen has worked within the fintech industry for many years. She is a former executive and board member of Fintrax Group, a leading global VAT refund and
multicurrency payment company. As one of its first employees Maureen was an integral part of the company’s establishment and expansion. Maureen has significant operations experience which includes the development of new departments, policies and services. Her management portfolio includes corporate governance, human resources, customer service, facility management, data processing and multicurrency payments.
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MIA IWAMA HASTINGS

Head of Business Development
Mia is a business development and marketing specialist with expertise in B2B finance, tech and fintech and included on the Innovate Finance Women in Fintech
Global Power List 2017. Mia led the marketing strategy for the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association and led on fintech and inward investment business development at London & Partners, the Mayor of London's promotional company. Mia has a BA in Classics Magna Cum Laude from Brown University and an MA in English from UCL. Mia oversees Priviti’s business development, marketing and comms.
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GREG CAWLEY

CEO Fathom Technology - our development partner
Greg and his team at Fathom have been instrumental in helping to bring the vision of Priviti to life.
Greg has overseen the design and development of the platform since its inception and various iterations. Fathom work closely with Priviti to help shape the architecture, design, security, scalability. They have helped develop the platform such that it can be used by multiple verticals including financial institutions and has been developed in a manner ensuring security, scalability and fault tolerance. The platform was deployed and designed in a way to allow portability to multiple cloud platforms or on-premises hosting.
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