Our history

Our history

We’re a new name but a familiar face, with a heritage of doing things differently. For over 20 years we’ve been developing web-based technology that unshackles organizations from complexity and delivers mastery over spending processes. Today 600,000 organizations benefit from our technology in 178 countries.

Who we are

Who we are

We’re a global company with a passion for technology that helps businesses succeed and grow. We get our kicks from providing an intuitive, easy-to-use spend management system everyone in your company will enjoy using.

Our approach

Our approach

Strong relationships are at the centre of everything we do, and that isn’t just sales speak. From day one, we take the time to really understand the needs of your business so we can propose a solution that will work with the way you work, not force you to change.

Management team

Our Management Team have a huge wealth of experience and all share a passion for online solutions.

Russell Bennett

Chief Executive Officer

Russell Bennett
Russell Bennett

Chief Executive Officer

Russ has been a core part of Fraedom since it began in 1999. As CEO he is involved in all aspects of the business from commercial and product strategy through to technical direction and delivery, working closely with our global banking partners. With over 20 years’ experience in FinTech, Russ is a leading expert in payments and expense technology.    

Judith Shackleton

Chief Financial Officer

Judith Shackleton
Judith Shackleton

Chief Financial Officer

As CFO at Fraedom, Judith is the one in charge of all the money and is responsible for formulating our strategic financial plans to support and drive the growth of our business. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Judith has many years of international experience holding senior roles in high growth technology companies.

Dustin Persek

Chief Operating Officer

Dustin Persek
Dustin Persek

Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Dustin leads Fraedom’s Product organisation responsible for the development and execution of our product vision and strategy, while also supporting Fraedom’s integration within Visa Business Solutions. Dustin has a wealth of experience in the payments industry, previously holding various leadership positions at Visa.

Henry Pooley

Chief Commercial Officer

Henry Pooley
Henry Pooley

Chief Commercial Officer

As CCO at Fraedom, Henry is responsible for developing high performing Sales and Client Management teams. From start-ups through to global corporations, Henry has many years of experience in senior roles developing growth strategies and innovative solutions in the commercial card, B2B payments and expense world. Henry is passionate about building engaged and collaborative teams that deliver exceptional results.

Our Customers

600,000 organizations benefit from our technology, including:

REA Group
The Warehouse Group
Lloyds Banking Group
University of Canterbury
De Beers
Sheffield Hallam University
Walsall Council

Our People

What our staff say about Fraedom…

I knew the minute I walked through the door Fraedom was the place for me. The people, the passion, the opportunity, the technology; no two days are the same and that’s what I love.”

Office Locations

We are a global company with offices throughout the world.

UK, London

Level 3
38 Chancery Lane

San Francisco, USA

900 Kearny Street
Suite 333
San Francisco, California 
USA 94133  

Australia, Melbourne

Level 18
452 Flinders Street
Victoria 3000

Australia, Sydney

Suite 10, Level 10,
117 Clarence Street,
NSW 2000

New Zealand, Auckland (Head office)

Level 7
8 Mahuhu Crescent
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Canada, Toronto

Suite 4340
77 King Street West,
Toronto, Ontario
M5K 1J5,


71 Robinson Road