Ruth Mc Carthy

CEO, Fexco Corporate Payments


Ruth McCarthy is CEO of FEXCO Corporate Payments (FCP) and a director of Goodbody stockbrokers. FCP and Goodbody form part of the FEXCO Group, a financial services and outsourcing specialist employing more than 2,300 people worldwide.

FEXCO Corporate Payments is a payment institution that specialises in delivering bespoke payment solutions for large corporate and institutional clients, as well as giving consumers access to bank-beating exchange rates on their international transfers. Each year FCP processes more than €1billion worth of payments for its clients in Ireland and the UK.

Prior to joining FEXCO Ruth worked with Arthur Cox where she specialised in financial regulation. Ruth is a solicitor and holds a Bachelor in Laws (LL.B.) from Trinity College Dublin. She is a Licentiate of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland and holds a master in Regulation from the London School of Economics.

Ruth is also a director of the Fintech and Payments Association of Ireland and a member of the Industry Advisory Group for the Irish government’s IFS2020 strategy for financial services.

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