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Wise plc (WISE.L)

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Wise plc

Tea Building
6th Floor 56 Shoreditch High Street
London E1 6JJ
United Kingdom

IndustryInformation Technology Services
Full-time employees5,500

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Kristo KaarmannCo-Founder, CEO & Director198.7kN/A1980
Mr. Kingsley KemishInterim Chief Financial OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Rohan BasuHead of Global OperationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Harsh SinhaChief Technology OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Martin AdamsHead of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Ben SteynChief Compliance OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Jessica WinterGeneral CounselN/AN/AN/A
Sana RahmanGlobal Head of CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Cian WeeresingheChief Marketing OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Isabel NaidooChief People OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2024, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in GBp.


Wise plc provides cross-border and domestic financial services for personal and business customers in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Asia-Pacific, North America, and internationally. Its product portfolio includes international money transfer, wise account, international debit card, amount transfer, receive money, wise platform, business debit card, and mass payment services. The company was formerly known as 456 Newco plc and changed its name to Wise plc in June 2021. Wise plc was founded in 2010 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

Wise plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 July 2024 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 8; Board: 7; Shareholder rights: 10; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.