Ali Farid Khwaja

Prior to joining Oxford Frontier Capital, Ali was a Partner at Autonomous Research in London, where he led equity research of European PayTech companies. Before Autonomous, Ali was CFO and Director of SafeCharge Group (LSE: SCH LN), a leading merchant acquirer, card issuer and payment processing company. Ali was also CEO of Pay.com; a digital wallet and prepaid card issuing subsidiary of SafeCharge, which had an issuing license from MasterCard. Clients included Blackhawk, Visa, Orange, O2 and DNA. Prior to this, he has been a fund manager investing in EMEA markets and a leading technology analyst at Berenberg and UBS. Ali was ranked as a Top 3 Technology Analyst in Europe by Thomson Reuters in 2013. He was selected as a Young Global Leader by Georgetown University and is a Rhodes Scholar (Oxford University). Ali has raised more than $10bn for various fintech companies globally.