Lars Trunin is the Head of UK Product at Wise. He leads a team focused on helping millions of people around the world move British Pounds internationally as quickly, cheaply and conveniently as possible. He spearheaded the initiative of Wise joining the Bank of England's Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system as the first Non-Bank Payment Service Provider and as a direct participant of the Faster Payments Scheme. Since 2018, Lars also sits on the Participant Advisory Council for the board of Pay UK.
Before Wise, Lars founded Raudwara, an Estonian publishing house, authored several bestselling books in Mathematics, and worked with the Walt Disney Company on a strategic consulting project in Africa. He holds an MBA from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.