Board of Directors


Patrick Waldron - Chief Executive Officer

Patrick was named CEO of Fintrax Group in November 2012. Prior to this, Patrick was Chief Executive of Post Office Financial and Travel Services, two joint venture businesses between Bank of Ireland and the UK Post Office with £25 billion in assets and liabilities, generating profits of over £150m. Previously he was COO for the Bank in Ireland and also ran a number of business units for the Bank.  

Claire Hafner - Chief Financial Officer

Claire joined Fintrax in July 2016 from her most recent role as CFO and Board Director of Vocalink, the UK payment systems company, where she worked for six years. Prior to that Claire worked for the law firm, Eversheds, as Finance Director for four years, and has also held senior finance positions at Barclays and BT. Claire previously worked for Guinness, Euro Disney and Ernst & Young.

Non-Executive Directors

Charles Petruccelli - Non-Executive Director

Charles joined Fintrax Group as a Non-Executive Director in July 2016.   With over 35 years’ services in senior executive roles at American Express, he is a well-established leader in the global travel, credit card, international payments and foreign exchange sectors. In 2001, Charles was promoted to lead the Global Business Travel and Foreign Exchange areas at Amex, which he grew to more than US$20bn of sales volume and over 18,000 employees. Charles also serves on multiple boards, including Amex GBT III, Kanoo Group as well as various start-ups. He is a member of the Strategic Committee of

David Sear - Non-Executive Director

David became a Non-Executive Director of Fintrax Group in July 2016.   A leading fintech entrepreneur and investor for over 20 years, David was a co-founder of WorldPay and led the global rollout of the Travelex Cash Passport travel card business (sold to Mastercard for US$500m) and Travelex Global Business Payments (sold to Western Union for US$1bn). David is a Non-Executive Director of Provident Financial Services (FTSE 100), Chairman of Bango (AIM: BGO) and Chairman of privately held payments businesses Semafone and Ixaris.

Pascale Guerin - Non-Executive Director

Pascale joined Fintrax as a Non Executive Director in January 2017.  She has spent the majority of her career in the travel retail industry at L’Oréal Travel Retail International, where she is currently Risk Management Director. Her previous roles within the company at Group level include Deputy Director of Internal Audit as well as CFO, a post she held for several years. Prior to joining L’Oréal Pascale worked at KPMG.