Our goal is to promote global transparency and make regulations less onerous on both suppliers and customers of financial services.
Know Your Customer was founded in Hong Kong in 2015 to revolutionise the world of KYC compliance. The founders’ mission was to fully digitise and streamline the onboarding process for both corporate and individual customers, improving efficiency and strengthening compliance.
With offices in Hong Kong, Dublin, Singapore, and London, Know Your Customer has established a global presence and a reputation for excellence. Our clients span across 11 sectors – including banking, FinTech, corporate services, and real estate – and 18 jurisdictions and are using our technology to verify and onboard customers from more than 180 countries.
The KYC leadership team
Prior to co-founding and becoming CEO of Know Your Customer, Claus founded Servolutions GmbH, a company that develops email server infrastructure products for more than 60,000 global customers, and served as Vice President of Electronics at Thielert Aircraft Engines. A native of Germany, Claus studied computer science at the University of Hamburg.
An Irish native, Rory holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from University College Cork Ireland and is an Associate of the Chartered Accountants Ireland (“ACA”).
Prior to joining Know Your Customer, Jamie held strategic positions at sector-leading software providers and financial institutions including Thomson Reuters, Standard & Poors, and FIS.
Prior to joining Know Your Customer, Khye worked as a management consultant at KPMG with a focus on technical implementation on medium and large scale projects for financial institutions. Khye holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Manchester.
Prior to joining Know Your Customer, Margherita held various positions building brands and driving commercial growth through effective marketing strategies at fast-growing B2B start-ups and scale-ups in London, Dublin and Milan. A graduate of the University of Milan, Margherita holds a Master’s from University College London (UCL).
Global attention to money laundering and terrorism financing has grown exponentially in recent years. As criminals constantly come up with new tactics, financial regulators frequently update compliance requirements in their fight against dirty money.
We work hard to deliver a cutting-edge, market-leading solution that truly addresses organisations’ compliance needs, yet is flexible enough to adapt to change. As a company, we are deeply committed to enabling transparency and clean business practices through the power of innovation.