WISE.L - Wise plc

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Wise plc

Tea Building
6th Floor 56 Shoreditch High Street
London E1 6JJ
United Kingdom
44 20 7964 0500

IndustryInformation Technology Services
Full-time employees4,301

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Kristo KaarmannCo-Founder, CEO & DirectorN/AN/A1982
Mr. Matthew John BriersCFO & DirectorN/AN/A1978
Ms. Rahel TanavsuuGlobal Head of 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
Jessica WinterGen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Sana RahmanHead of PRN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Cian WeeresingheChief Marketing OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Isabel NaidooChief People OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of , 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 money transfer services for personal and business customers in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Asia-Pacific, North America, and internationally. The company's transfer infrastructure includes Wise Account for international people who need to move and manage money across borders; Wise Business for international businesses need; and Wise Platform that allows businesses and banks to offer their own customers international payments. It also offers online currency exchange services, as well as engages in the investment activities. 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 30 May 2023 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 9; Board: 7; Shareholder rights: 10; Compensation: 5.

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.