Pavel Matveev is the CEO and co-founder of Wirex – an industry-leading, blockchain-based payments platform that seamlessly integrates both fiat and cryptocurrencies. Pavel is responsible for the high-level functioning and growth of Wirex, with a specific focus on new product development and platform evolution. Pavel and his co-founder Dmitry
Lazarichev brought Wirex to life in the UK in 2014, and have since expanded the service into Europe, North America, Canada, Singapore and Japan. The company currently serves 1.8 million users in 130 countries and to date, the platform has facilitated over $2 billion in transactions. Pavel leads a team of over 200 dedicated and engaged employees,
including over 100 highly skilled engineers and developers based in Kiev. He is seen as a leading figure in the arena of mass adoption for cryptocurrencies and is a highly sought-after speaker at blockchain and
payments conferences around the world.Wirex has the support of large institutional and private investors and is on a significant growth path, aiming to expand further in APAC, Australia and Africa. They place a strong focus on regulation and compliance and are one of only 3 crypto-friendly companies world-wide that have earned an FCA e-money licence. Pavel has over 15 years of experience in software development and IT management. Prior to co-founding Wirex, he worked with Barclays Capital,Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas and Credit Suisse. He holds an MSc in Computer Science.