About the Authors

Andrew Gibson

Andrew Gibson is a co-founder and director of Key Currency. Day-to-day he looks after finance, digital marketing and staff training.

He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst and has appeared on CNBC and Bloomberg TV as a financial expert.

Prior to Key Currency, he worked as an accountant and investment banker before venturing out into the real world to run his own businesses. You can view Andrew’s LinkedIn profile here.

Outside of work, Andrew has a passion for food, coffee and landscaping.

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Mike Smith

Mike Smith is Head of IT and Digital Development at Key Currency.

His articles are about making finance accessible with easy-to-understand information.

There is far too much misinformation in finance today.

Mike is a big believer in the Plain English Campaign, which is about stripping away the jargon and gobbledygook.

Writing clear and helpful information gives our readers confidence in what we do.

You can view Mike’s LinkedIn profile here.

Outside of work, Mike is a crazy about cycling. In 2012, he spent 12 days cycling from John o’Groats to Land’s End to raise money for cystic fibrosis.

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    Just a quick heads up…

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    It’s a big move for ‘Cable’.

    Strange things are happening at the moment. … more


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  • Pound hits 7-week high against US Dollar

    The Pound has surged against the Dollar in recent sessions.GBP to USD is now hovering near 7-week highs.It’s a great opportunity for those needing to buy US Dollars with their Pounds.Since mid-March, … more