Ixaris anticipates the next challenges facing the payments industry. Combining a consultative approach with the award-winning Ixaris Payments platform, Ixaris optimises billions in payments for companies in the travel, media and marketing, and insurance sectors.
Launched Europe’s first virtual prepaid card
Launched new engine, which becomes Ixaris Payments
Launched first travel platform with Bravofly
Granted UK FCA Payments Institution License
Amadeus partnership announced
Optal launches with Ixaris Enterprise
Airplus launches with Ixaris Enterprise
Sabre global partnership agreed
Our mission is to transform overlooked opportunities into meaningful earnings.
Before founding Ixaris, Alex was a senior consultant at Arthur D. Little and led the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence department at the University of Malta. Holding MSc and PhD degrees in computer science from the University of Edinburgh, Alex is currently a Director at Ixaris and the London Blockchain Foundation.
Spencer Hanlon has worked in travel payments for over 25 years, with a decade at British Airway followed by 16 years at AirPlus International where he was most recently Managing Director. Spencer is a qualified management accountant (CIMA) and beneficiary of living and working in over 19 different countries during the course of his childhood and career to-date.
Mark Anthony joined Ixaris Group 14 years ago as a junior developer and employee number five. Today Mark Anthony is a seasoned player in the payments sphere, leading team of over 90 people in Ixaris’ UK, Belgium, and Malta offices.
A UK-qualified chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Martin has enjoyed a career in merchant banking after working in the global outsourcing sector. Based in London, Martin joined Ixaris’ board in 2020 and leads on corporate finance and reporting.
Payments never stop evolving, so we don’t either.
Christian joined Ixaris Group as a Junior Finance Officer in 2010, later progressing to managing our Group Finance & Banking teams. Today, as our Director of Global Financial Partnerships, Christian oversees the business’ revenue, leading our strategic initiatives and global partnerships.
After completing her B.Sc. (Hons) in ICT, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Graziella joined Ixaris as a Junior Programmer in 2010. Today, Graziella is our Head of Product, steering the delivery and maximising the value of our client-centred payments solutions.
Joining Ixaris Group as a Technical Architect in 2010, today Andrew serves as Ixaris’ Technology Director. Holding a B.Sc. IT (Hons) and M.Sc. in Information Security from Royal Holloway, Andrew brings over 25 years of experience in software development, BI and technical operations to our team.
Reuben joined Ixaris Group in 2018 and currently holds the position of CX Director and General Manager (Malta). Having previously worked both within both multi-national companies and start-ups, Reuben holds an M.Sc. in Business Innovation (University of London).