About Us

We are transforming Trade Finance

Empowering customers with our unique Artificial Intelligence solutions to confidently advance their global trade processes, expanding economic prosperity for companies, countries and their people.

Who is TradeSun?

TradeSun has been in development for more than 10 years. Its inception can be traced all the way back to 2008 starting from a Contract Analytics product. Since then technologies such as text analytics, entity extraction, AI and NLP have been added. It has a management team with over 100 years of Financial Services Experience and includes experts in Trade Finance, AI, IOT and Blockchain.

Intelligent Data Extraction

Data Validation

Decision Support

Our Team

Mark Gunton

Chair of the Board, Non-Exec
Former Chief Risk Officer, HSBC North America & HSBC Latin America. Global roles with HSBC in Asia, North America, Europe and Middle East, in Commercial Banking, Trade Finance.

Nigel Hook

CEO and Founder
Founded DataSkill in 1981. $400 million in revenue. INC 500 Recipient. Speaker on AI and Blockchain. MBA and Computer Science graduate. Life-time member Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Citizens Academy. Guiness World Record Holder.

Andy Hindley

Chief Operating Officer
Previously: CEO of Yorkshire 2019 Ltd, COO/CFO - Land Rover BAR Ltd COO - Americas Cup Race Management Ltd

Manoj Saxena

Chief Product Officer
Previously: CTO at JP Morgan Chase Technologist with 30+ years experience in banking and global trade finance. Leads product support and development.

Rick Olafsson

Chief Financial Officer
Financial Operations Executive with 20+ years startup and software experience, including SaaS solution with 2+ Million active users, $3+ Billion revenue.

Mike Barbary

General Counsel
Previously: Associate General Counsel at AbacusNext. Specializes in IP, licensing, and compliance for SaaS-based technology.

Matthew York

VP Technology
Previously: VP Engineering at Raken. Director of Engineering at Paylease.

Lloyd Parata

Sales Advisor
Previously: IBM 25+ years in enterprise software sales and sales management, focus in AI products serving financial institutions.

Chris Lewis

Executive Vice President
Previously: Global Head of Trade Finance Wells Fargo. SVP Trade and Supply Chain HSBC, in Hong Kong, USA, Middle-East and China.

Dan Scanlan

Senior VP Americas
Previously: Managing Director and Region Head of Transaction Banking-Americas at Standard Chartered Bank. Head of Global Trade Finance Product Management at Bank of America.

Dave Druker

VP Investor Relations
Previously: VP DataSkill Client Services. Director IT at Security Pacific Finance.

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