Management Team

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Breon Corcoran,

Chief Executive Officer

Breon joined WorldRemit in 2018 as Chief Executive Officer. 

Prior to this, he was CEO at Paddy Power Betfair where he led the merger of Betfair and Paddy Power. Breon is a former Vice-President in Equity Derivative Trading at J.P Morgan and has also worked at Bankers Trust. In 2016, Breon was awarded the UK’s Sunday Times’ “Business Leader of the Year” award. He is currently a non-executive director at the wealth management company, Tilney Group.

He holds a BA in Mathematics from Trinity College, Dublin and an MBA from INSEAD. 

Mary Barnes,

Chief of Staff

Mary joined WorldRemit in 2018 as Chief of Staff.

Prior to joining WorldRemit, Mary worked at Paddy Power Betfair and Just Eat. Mary spent over a decade at Xchanging, an outsourcing company, supporting managing directors, board members and working on client projects covering project management and communications. 

Mary also ran her own outsourcing business providing flexible concierge and support services to individuals and small businesses.

Andras Mecser,

Group Chief Financial Officer

Andras joined WorldRemit in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. 

Prior to joining WorldRemit, Andras served as CFO at Ebury. He previously held senior strategy and portfolio manager roles at Centrica PLC and McKinsey & Company where he advised financial institutions, private equity clients and their portfolio companies.

Andras holds an MBA from London Business School, an MA in Financial Investments and Risk Management from Corvinus University and an MA in International Management, CEMS.

Sophie Krishnan,

Chief Operations Officer

Sophie joined WorldRemit in 2019 as Chief Operating Officer. 

Prior to joining WorldRemit, Sophie worked in senior operational management roles at consumer tech companies including Expedia and Trainline in Europe. She previously spent over a decade in investment and strategic advisory at Investor AB and Bain & Co.

She holds an MBA from Stanford Business School.

Stephen Lovell,

Chief Product Officer

Stephen joined WorldRemit in 2020 as Chief Product Officer. 

Prior to joining WorldRemit, Stephen led Product and Technology at BIMA and previously held senior digital and technology roles at Open Banking, RB and Paddy Power.

Stephen holds a BSc in Managerial and Business Administration from Aston Business School and a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Mark Watson,

Chief Technology Officer

Mark joined WorldRemit in 2018 as Chief Technology Officer. 

Prior to joining WorldRemit, Mark worked at IBM, Causata Inc. and Tivoli Systems. He also co-founded Volantis Systems and Skipjaq, where he served as CTO and CEO at both companies.

Mark holds a BA in Politics from the University of Nottingham.

Charlotte Forsyth ,

Chief People Officer

Charlotte joined WorldRemit in 2020 as Chief People Officer. 

Prior to WorldRemit, Charlotte worked at HSBC & the London Stock Exchange before joining Kantar. She was previously HRD for Wireless Group, leading its post-acquisition integration into News UK, before joining the Employee Relations team at Facebook.

 She is an Associate of the CIPD and holds an MSc in HR Management from the London School of Economics. 

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