About Us

Currenxie was founded in 2014 to help the business community eliminate barriers to trade by offering efficient FX and cross-border payment solutions. We focus on technology, innovation and client service.

Riccardo Capelvenere


Riccardo has extensive experience in investment banking and asset management. He has held senior roles at Spear, Leeds & Kellogg, Goldman Sachs and quantitative hedge fund JCH Capital. Riccardo is also a Responsible Officer under the HK SFC for Types 1, 4 and 9 regulated activities. He grew up in Hong Kong and holds a B.Eng in Aeronautical Engineering from City, University of London.

Fahd Kasri


Fahd is a hands-on software architect, developer, team and project manager with extensive experience building and implementing software solutions for investment banks, hedge funds and startups. Fahd is a passionate technology enthusiast constantly researching the latest trends, tools and methodologies to increase productivity and deliver quality software. Before joining Currenxie he was the CTO of the Noble Group Macro Trading desk.

Pierre Garnier

Head of Trade Finance

Pierre is an experienced trade finance executive and trained banking auditor. He has spent 15 years in Asia, 9 of which were in Guangzhou advising MNCs on their Foreign Direct Investment strategies into China. He moved to Hong Kong in 2012 as Chief Representative for CIC, a major French Banking Group. He holds a Masters degree in Finance from University Paris – Sorbonne.

Sam Coyne

Head of Marketing

Sam is a creative and commercially-focused marketing executive with deep experience building brands and executing practical marketing strategies for fast growth companies. He has spent 8 years in Asia in regional and global B2B roles across a variety of industries. Prior to Currenxie he was VP of Marketing at venture capital-backed technology startup OpenPort. He holds a Masters degree in Business from UCC Ireland and NTU Singapore.