Vitesse was founded in 2013. Back in 2006 we founded Envoy Services and sold to Worldpay in 2011. We identified two underserved areas: local bank collections; and local bank payouts. Alongside our industry leading peer-to-peer platform, we’ll help you to manage your payments in the most simple and effective way.
Phillip has 20 years experience in electronic payments. He has worked with Earthport plc as Commercial Director, Neteller plc (now Optimal Payments) as Director of Sales, Envoy Services as Founding CEO and Worldpay as Chief Product Officer for eCommerce and more recently as Managing Director of Worldpay Futures. He is also an angel investor and sits on the board in both advisory and executive roles of some of his portfolio businesses.
Paul has over 20 years’ experience in mainstream banking with Warburgs and Bank of New York, plus 15 years in electronic payments with Earthport plc, Neteller, Envoy and Worldpay. Before co-founding Vitesse, Paul was Founder and COO of Envoy Services Ltd. He is also an angel investor.
Chief Operating Officer
Chris is a Qualified Accountant with over fifteen years experience in high volume financial transaction environments. His expertise includes detailed integration and process knowledge of a multitude of global institutions, ranging from customer experience to operational efficiency, within both industry acknowledged and bespoke infrastructures.
Chief Strategy Officer
Stefan spent 10 years in mainstream banking (Deutsche Bank, Brown Brothers Harriman, Raiffeisen Bank & NatWest) and 10 years in electronic payments (Earthport plc, Citadel Commerce, Envoy and Worldpay), where he was responsible for successful global expansions and entrance into new markets, focused on alternative payment methods.
David has 20 years’ experience across the general financial services sector. He has worked for SAVVIS, Money-line Telerate, Barclays, ICAP (now TP ICAP), with over the last 10 years spent in money transfer and retail FX as Group COO of HIFX and Ria Financial. He is also an angel investor and has non-executive or advisory roles of some of his portfolio businesses. David’s broad based financial services background as well as his track record in driving growth, profitability and governance rigour will be valuable in the next stages of Vitesse’s journey.
Specialising in the development and maintenance of high volume, scalable and robust payment platforms, Jonathan has 20 years’ technical experience spanning telecommunications, payments and lottery services. Jon was one of three founders and CTO for Envoy Services Ltd.