Louisa Murray


Chief Operating Officer Europe

Louisa Murray is an experienced financial markets professional and cryptocurrency specialist who has enjoyed a varied career, having worked as a high-profile derivatives trader and director at Barclays as well as heading up a number of entrepreneurial start-ups in a range of sectors.

Louisa joined Railsbank as one of its first employees in 2017, and built the sales function from scratch, growing the sales and customer success teams. Acting as VP, Head of Sales, she developed the large customer base on which Railsbank has built its success. Louisa was recently promoted to COO Europe and in this role, Louisa combines her keen eye for making a profit with the ability to nurture and bring the best out of her team as Railsbank enjoys rapid international growth.

Prior to joining Railsbank, Louisa led fintech-focused start-ups Payrnet, an e-money platform, and Opus One Associates, a recruitment and search consultancy for the sector. A financial services pioneer, in 1994 Louisa joined Barclays as one of the bank’s first female traders. In 2020, she made the official ‘Rising Women in Crypto’ list, organised by Wirex in partnership with The Fintech Times.

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