Management Team

Rakesh Kurian

Founder & CEO

Rakesh Kurian is the founder and CEO of Crosspay Limited and the pioneer behind Crosspay Giving. He has a proven track record of success in launching new business projects. Rakesh is a born entrepreneur with over 20 years in the payments industry, having extensive knowledge in foreign exchange, remittances and cross-border payments. Before Crosspay, Rakesh was responsible for the establishment of a money transfer start-up that grew to become a bank in the United Kingdom. Rakesh is instrumental in building successful cutting- edge money transfer products across the world for payment institutions such as UAE Exchange and the BFC Group. He has strong, long-established relationships with banks and global financial institutions in nearly 50 countries.

Sarayu Dharmaraj

Director – Compliance & Operations
Sarayu Dharmaraj, is the Director of Compliance and Operations of Crosspay Technologies. She has over 10 years of experience in the payments and foreign exchange industry. She previously worked with BFC Bank as MLRO and also headed Human Resources for 3 years. Sarayu is responsible for enhancing business practices by ensuring high standards of regulatory and non- regulatory compliance.
 
Sarayu has in-depth experience in running charities and helps manages Capstone Church governance and compliance. She has a Master’s in law and is also a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Sarayu Dharmaraj has strategic experience in implementing effective levels of work, while moving the complexity out of daily operations and improving the capability and skills of client management and employees together to achieve organizational goals and business strategy.

Preethy Kurian

Chief Product Officer

Preethy is a technically experienced computer engineer with knowledge across various platforms. Her role develops the product strategy and spearheads the product roadmap as Crosspay scales internationally. She has worked in the banking industry in the United Kingdom with skills in analysing system requirements, design, and product development. She is currently focusing on the delivery of the ground-breaking new features and the global evolution of our platform, whilst bridging the gap between Tech and Commercial.