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Management Team

Introducing Netagio’s Management team

Netagio’s management team is passionate about the emerging market of digital currencies, about e-commerce and customer security. Together, the management team boasts an impressive range of expertise in precious metal trading, e-commerce, IT best practice and financial markets. Now an independent company, Netagio retains synergies with its former parent company GoldMoney Network Limited, sharing a number of mutual board members and shareholders.


Simon Hamblin – CEO

Simon has extensive experience in business operations, IT and e-commerce and has managed the Netagio business since its conception, enabling customers to share in the growing world of digital currencies. Having previously worked at GoldMoney for 2 years, Simon has been fully immersed in the strict security controls for client assets.

He has an impressive and accomplished background in implementing complete technology solutions in the fast paced and ever-changing landscape of the finance and ecommerce sectors. His expertise and talent enabled him to design and deliver the highly successful technology platform behind, the internationally renowned fashion website.


Maike Ahlstrom – Business Analyst

Before joining the Netagio launch team, Maike was a deputy relationship management team lead and a business analyst at GoldMoney for more than 4 years. She is a specialist in customer relationship management.

An integral part of the Netagio launch team, Maike brings her expertise in IT service management best practice, business analysis and user experience to the team.


Souhaila Ezzahi – Operations Manager

Souhaila began her career in banking in 2009, specialising in private banking and client management. She has been with Netagio since our inception in 2013. Souhaila is our authority on transaction & payments processing and customer service.

Introducing Netagio’s board

Our board, consisting of four members, provides strategic advice and direction to the company. As well as overseeing risk management, the board also ensures that Netagio effectively governs and complies with industry standards associated with asset exchange and handling.


Geoff Turk – Chairman

Geoff co-founded and launched in 2001 and is the CEO and a Director of GoldMoney Network Limited. Geoff has nearly two decades of knowledge and experience in secure online precious metals transactions and storage as well as a deep understanding and interest in financial cryptography and digital currencies. Geoff brings his experience and dedication in protecting customer assets to the Netagio board.


Colin Bird – Director

Colin is admitted as an attorney (South Africa), solicitor (England & Wales), solicitor (British Virgin Islands) and is a registered legal practitioner in the Isle of Man. He is a partner in the Maitland group, an international professional services firm providing multi-jurisdictional legal, tax, fiduciary, investment and administration services to private, corporate and institutional clients.

Colin is recognised in the Isle of Man for his expertise in complex commercial, investment fund and trusts work. He specialises in Isle of Man and British Virgin Islands (BVI) company law, trust law and collective investment schemes. Colin has been a director of GoldMoney Network Limited since 2002.


Hector Fleming – Director

Hector is the Founder and Managing Director of Fleming Wulfsohn Africa, a private equity and real estate investment company focused on Sub-Saharan Africa. His other board directorships include: Fleming Wulfsohn Africa Limited, The Johannesburg Land Company Ltd and GoldMoney Network Limited.

He was previously a Director of Standard Chartered's African and European Private Equity Coverage team, partnering with the M&A, leverage finance, structure trade finance, sector, regional and product colleagues to deliver investment ideas and SCB’s platform to clients to help them maximise the returns for their investors.


Mahendra Naik – Director

Mahendra is the Chief Executive Officer of FinSec Services Inc, a private business advisory firm providing services to various companies, as well as Chief Financial Officer of Fundeco Inc, a private investment Company with investments in gold mining, real estate, technology, and financial services businesses.

Since 1990 to date, Mahendra has fulfilled the role of CFO and Director of IAMGOLD Corporation, a $2 billion company listed on TSX and NYSE. From 2000 to 2006, he was the CEO of Yellow Online Inc, an online directory company, which was ultimately sold to Yellow Media Group in 2010 for $250 million. Mahendra is also Chairman and Director of Fortune Minerals Limited, a $50 million public mining company. His other Directorships include, GoldMoney Network Limited, Jameson Bank, a Canadian Schedule A Bank and FirstGlobalData Corporation, a financial services technology company. Mahendra is a Chartered Accountant, practiced with PwC from 1981 to 1990 and obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Toronto in 1981.

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