Who We Are

Our Story

Goldmoney® was founded in 2001 by James Turk, an international banker who spent 40 years in the financial services industry at The Chase Manhattan Bank and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.

James, his eldest son Geoff, and several prominent financiers came together to establish a financial institution that would recognise gold's significance as a financial asset. They understood the valuable role it would play in a global economic system that was, for the first time in thousands of years, unlinked to precious metals. Before Goldmoney, the opportunity to preserve purchasing power and diversify wealth with precious metals had been inconvenient, expensive, and restrictive.

Our founders' ambition, focus, and prescient timing led Goldmoney to become the global leader in precious metals custody and investment. By offering transparent access to precious metals, we have empowered tens of thousands of clients with the ability to safeguard their wealth in times of crisis and prosperity alike.

In 2015, Goldmoney® merged with BitGold, an innovative gold payments technology company founded by Roy Sebag and Joshua Crumb forming a new entity, Goldmoney Inc which was listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in May 2015.

Company Profile

Goldmoney® is the world's most trusted precious metals custodian and investment firm. Since 2001, we have been serving individuals, families, and corporations with physical access to gold, silver, platinum, and palladium for investment and long-term wealth protection. We provide the best way to invest and trade allocated precious metals online and ensure secure storage in specialised vaults in Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

41,000+
$1.8B
100+
* Assets under custody or administration - Figures as of December 31, 2015
Toronto, Canada
334 Adelaide St W
3rd Floor, Toronto, ON
M5V 1R4 Canada
Jersey, Channel Islands
32 Commercial Street
St Helier, Jersey
JE2 3RU, Channel Islands

Leadership

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  • Founder - Lead Director
    James Turk

    James' career began at Chase Manhattan Bank with assignments in Thailand, the Philippines, and Hong Kong. He subsequently worked at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. In 2001, he co-founded Goldmoney and was Chairman until retiring in 2013.

  • Director - Chief Executive Officer
    Roy Sebag

    Roy Sebag is the Chief Executive Officer of Goldmoney Inc. He has been an active investor and portfolio manager for over a decade specializing in distressed, event-driven, and natural resources investments.

  • Chief Strategy Officer, CFO
    Josh Crumb

    Josh Crumb is the Chief Strategy Officer & CFO at Goldmoney Inc. Josh was previously the Senior Metals Strategist at Goldman Sachs in the Global Economics, Commodities and Strategies research division in London.

  • CEO Goldmoney Network
    Darrell MacMullin

    Darrell MacMullin has driven successful new payment and commerce innovations for the past 15 years, including the launch and leadership of PayPal during its first eight years in Canada. Prior to PayPal Darrell was part of several successful launches.

  • Chief Technology Officer
    Alessandro Premoli

    Alessandro "Alex" Premoli is the Chief Technology Officer of Goldmoney. He is the architect of the Goldmoney proprietary platform, and leads the Goldmoney development team in Milan, Italy. He holds a Masters Degree in Informatics.

  • Director & Group General Counsel
    Katy Millington

    Katy Millington is the Group General Counsel, an executive director of the Jersey companies, and the Jersey Head of Compliance. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (with honours) and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Auckland.

  • Director
    Stefan Wieler

    Stefan Wieler is a Director and Vice President of Goldmoney Inc. Stefan previously worked for over 10 years at some the world's top financial institutions, including a role as an Executive Director and senior commodity strategist at Goldman Sachs.

  • Vice President and Head of Wealth Services
    John Butler

    John Butler has over 20 years experience in international finance. He has served as a Managing Director for bulge-bracket investment banks on both sides of the Atlantic in research, strategy, asset allocation and product development roles.

  • Head of Research
    Alasdair Macleod

    Alasdair became a stockbroker in 1970 and a Member of the London Stock Exchange in 1974. His experience encompasses equity and bond markets, fund management, corporate finance and investment strategy.

  • Chief Design Officer
    Mike Busby

    Mike is a multidisciplinary designer and developer and is the Chief Design Officer of Goldmoney. He has over seven years of experience in the industry, working on a wide range of projects from mobile applications to brand design.

  • Lead Engineer
    Paul Mennega

    Paul is a full stack web and mobile application architect with a pragmatic approach to technology. With an unquenchable passion for solving problems, Paul's been slogging it out in the startup space for the last 10 years, with the bruises to prove it.

  • Finance Director
    Kerry Sharman

    Kerry Sharman is an executive director and Head of Operations. Kerry has over 25 years of finance, risk, and accounting experience. Before joining Goldmoney, Kerry worked with Ashburton and Gartmore Fund managers and UBS AG.

  • Dealing Manager
    Geoffroy Buffetrille

    Geoffroy Buffetrille is Goldmoney’s Dealing Manager. Geoffroy is responsible for ensuring the efficient running of the dealing desk, including inventory management and processing client orders.

  • Director of Global Communications
    Jacquelyn Humphrey

    Jacquelyn Humphrey is Director of Global Communications at Goldmoney Inc. Jacquelyn leads investor relations and oversees external communications for all divisions of the Goldmoney business.

  • Head of Relationship Management
    Alberto Miranda

    Alberto Miranda is Goldmoney's Wealth's Relationship Management team leader. Alberto has over a decade of experience to date within the banking and finance industry, including retail and private banking, precious metals.

Investor Relations

Goldmoney Inc. (TSX:XAU) is a global, full-reserve, and gold-based financial services business. Goldmoney Inc. provides financial services as a limited third-party, combing the unique attributes of gold with technology driven innovation. Through Goldmoney Personal and Business the company operates a self-directed savings platform and payments network allowing individuals and businesses to make or receive online, in-store or mobile payments. Through Goldmoney Wealth the company offers precious metals custody, trading and execution, wealth management, and research to individual investors and institutions. Goldmoney Inc. has over 1,000,000 customers from over 200 countries and $1.6 Billion in client assets under administration. Goldmoney is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) as a Money Services Business. The JFSC is the main supervisory body that oversees and regulates Jersey's large financial services industry. For more information on Goldmoney, please visit our Investor Relations Portal.

Prudence & Responsibility

The benefits and dependability of gold and silver should be easily available to everyone, with assurances of integrity, security, and transparency. It is Goldmoney's mission to offer an easy and efficient way to buy gold, silver, platinum, and palladium online with safe and secure storage.

No Leverage Permitted

We do not permit any financial activity that is not fully reserved. All transactions are paid in full at the time they are settled. All currencies, precious metals, and even investment securities are fully paid and unencumbered.

Fully Segregated Client Assets

We are required by our regulator to keep client assets segregated from our operational assets. Your currency, metal, and investments are held in allocated client accounts and vaults with property rights corresponding to each client.

Transparency & Security

Goldmoney Inc. (TSX:XAU) is a publicly traded group audited by a big 4 accounting firm, KPMG. For more information, please visit our Independent Verification & Audit Reports page.

Assurances of Integrity

Corporate Governance

Goldmoney Inc. has adopted best practices in Corporate Governance. The corporation is governed by a Board of Directors that has implemented a Code of Conduct, Code of Ethics, Internal Audit Policy, and Whistle Blower Policy.

Zero Rights to Client Metal

Every metric gram, kilogram, or tonne of gold, silver, platinum, or palladium that a client has acquired or transferred into Goldmoney® is owned and allocated to the client upon settlement.

Structure

Goldmoney operates in Jersey under two Jersey-based wholly owned subsidiaries of Goldmoney Inc. Goldmoney Wealth Limited, which provides metal storage services for Goldmoney clients, and Goldmoney Processing Europe Limited, which undertakes the purchase and sale of precious metals.

Regulation

Goldmoney is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC). The JFSC is the main supervisory body that oversees and regulates Jersey's large financial services industry. Goldmoney is largest regulated Precious Metals custodian and investment firm.

Jersey enjoys a global reputation as a key offshore financial centre. It has achieved this position with its well-developed financial and professional services infrastructure, system of regulation, a robust legal system, including strong privacy and data protection legislation, and a stable political environment. Goldmoney in all respects operates within the legal framework and the data privacy regulations applicable in Jersey.

Goldmoney is regulated by the JFSC as a Money Service Business, and its regulated status can be confirmed by searching for 'Goldmoney Wealth Limited' on the JFSC website's regulated entities Search Page

Innovation

Goldmoney Inc. has paired human civilization's best performing money with innovative financial technology. At Goldmoney, we were the first to identify the power of the internet and transparent access to precious metals. Through Goldmoney Personal, we're advancing the digital payments revolution by helping people securely acquire, store, and now spend gold with unprecedented simplicity.

Goldmoney Wealth, Goldmoney Personal, and Goldmoney Business, Goldmoney Inc's wholly owned payments subsidiary, utilize the "Aurum" Patent-Pending Technology. Aurum reinvents gold trading and settlements by integrating all aspects of the trade into one process, allowing for instant settlements and secure transactions across any device, in any currency, around the world.

Our development team builds on decades of experience in the financial space, crypto-currency, security, legal and compliance, and develops all the Goldmoney Inc. software in-house.

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