Our story

Kabayan Remit is the leading single corridor online money transfer platform in the UK, with a sole focus on money remittances sent to the Philippines.

With a great understanding of the Philippines and its culture, Kabayan Remit provides a unique approach to help Filipinos who work hard overseas to send money to their loved ones back home.

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Kabayan Remit celebrates 8 years of service

Your relentless support has helped us grow and achieve these milestones.

Board of Directors

Get to know Kabayan Remit's leadership.

simon roberts ceo kabayan remit

Simon Roberts - CEO

Simon has a BSc in Economics and Politics from the University of Bath. He is a qualified accountant with 20+ years risk management experience in the financial services sector, including underwriting to the consumer and corporate market, compliance, fraud and business planning.

Kabayan Remit Managing Director

Analiza Roberts - Managing Director

Analiza has a degree in Computer Science, with 10+ years of General Management experience in Southeast Asia and the UK. She has overall responsibility for Sales and Marketing and commercial operations, including treasury management and customer service.

Kabayan Remit Director

David Roberts - Director

Dai retired from the Metropolitan Police in 2015 after completing 30-years service as a Detective Sergeant. He has specific experience in fraud and offender risk management.

Kabayan Commercial Director

Michael Wragg - Commercial Director

Mike’s career started with Barclays working in both retail and business banking divisions. He joined Metro Bank in 2010 and headed the payments and cash management team developing/promoting a range of new products and services. Mike has led multiple transformational projects including digital banking and payment services and is well known and respected in the UK Banking sector.

Senior Management Team

Get to know the people behind Kabayan Remit.

Kabayan Remit CTO

Alexander Sommer - CTO

Alex has 15 years of leadership experience in IT management. Prior to joining Kabayan Remit, he supported startup clients in various B2B and B2C sectors, with several in fintech. He has extensive experience in solving complex IT problems and executing digital marketing strategies that help companies systematically accelerate controlled and profitable growth.

Kabayan Remit Head of Operations

Noel Munoz - Head of Operations

Noel has 15 years management experience in the remittance sector, leading customer service and operations teams in the UK, Canada and the Philippines. He joined Kabayan Remit in 2014 and played a key role in establishing Asenso Remit in Canada managing the business in Toronto from 2017 until 2020.

Kabayan Remit Financial Analysis Manager

Jeremias Adolfo - Financial Analysis Manager

Jeremias has a BA in Accounting and Finance and 10 years experience in the financial services sector in the UK. He plays a key role in business planning and financial analysis and control for Kabayan Remit in the UK and Europe and Asenso Remit in Canada.

Milestone

We would like to thank each and everyone of you for being part of our journey. Your relentless support has since helped us grow and achieve these milestones.

June 2012

Kabayan Remit was founded

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May 2014

Kabayan Remit processed first transaction

Sept 2016

Mobile App Launched

May 2017

Asenso Remit was launched in Canada

Dec 2019

Processed over US $150,000,000

April 2020

Rebranding of Kabayan Remit

May 2020

Kabayan Remit launched in Europe

Security

Sending your money safely and securely is our top priority.

Authorised & Regulated

Kabayan Remit is authorised & regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, so you can be sure that your money will arrive safely at its destination.

24/7 Protection

We increase your financial security by continually scanning our system for unusual transactions. From time to time, we may block a transfer and contact you for additional security clearance.

Bank Level Security

Kabayan Remit uses the same 128-bit encryption and physical security used by banks. Our practices are monitored and verified by TRUSTe and VeriSign.

World Class Compliance

We use a sophisticated multi-point technique to ensure that all transactions are subject to the correct levels of Know Your Customer and regulatory checks, including the OFAC blacklist.

Find out why customers choose us

Here’s why thousands of our customers are using our service daily,

Very simple and review with high rate

Corazon

25th January 2021

High exchange rates, easy to access online

Kathlyn

25th January 2021

Very Reliable! Thank you kabayan😊

Flerida

25th January 2021

Fast 👍 efficient 👏 friendly 😊service .

SOCORRO

25th January 2021

Fast and reliable

April

25th January 2021

You're always there when need to fix something and good

ARCELI

24th January 2021

Fast, reliable and efficient remittance company

NICOLAS

24th January 2021

Average 4.79 stars

Reviews 13967

Our partners

Your money is safe with us. With the help of our partners, we deliver your transactions quickly and securely.

Metrobank
RCBC
BPI
Mlhuillier
Cebuana
LBC
Palawan Pawnshop
SSS