Tim Harley

Tim Harley

Head of MEA Expansion, 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 £4bn every month on behalf of its six million customers, saving themselves £1bn a year in bank fees. It’s attracted $689m from investors such as world’s largest VC firm Andreessen Horowitz and Sir Richard Branson.

Tim leads Middle East expansion for TransferWise, and is SEO of TransferWise UAE. Tim started his career in corporate law at Herbert Smith Freehills and investment banking at Macquarie Capital. Driving transactions which involved various Middle East sovereign wealth funds turned his attention more closely to the regional business dynamics of the MENA region. He is excited at the rate of change in the UAE and sees TransferWise as a well-placed to drive innovation in the ecosystem.


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