Meet The TradeTech Solutions Team

Everyone here is to help your company benefit from the TTS services supporting and promoting SMEs in eCommerce and international trade. Please feel free to contact anyone listed here.


Ian Dunning – CEO


Ian is a former banker with HSBC, for the past 17 years Ian has been involved in the conception, design and development of online reference data portals & delivery systems for the international banking community e.g. SWIFT’s SWIFTRef business unit. In developing these systems he extended the use of payments reference data into systems designed for corporate use; payments and e-invoice validations. He is also a published author of books (in Italian) on how to gain commercial benefits from the internet.


Nick Daniel - COO


Nick is a seasoned IT professional with over 30 years’ experience in IT and services business development, principally within payments, reference data and transaction banking in the UK, Europe, Asia-Pac and Latin America. Successful and experienced in both start-up and mature company environments, he combines the benefits of entrepreneurial skill and innovation with structure, governance and process. Previously he was co-founder of a payments fintech where he was responsible for regulatory compliance, operations and dev-ops, adding to his commercial skillset.


Roel Crooijmans - Chief Innovation Officer


As an entrepreneur, Roel Crooijmans is always trying to simplify and innovate business via digitisation of the business process. Transitions from paper to electronic exchange and ethically and legally sharing data and information today, are key in simplifying and innovating international business. International e-invoicing, eCMR, blockchain and Peppol are some of the innovations in which Roel is closely involved.

In his role as Chief Innovation Officer with, Roel has found that the newest innovation in creating multilingual microsites also simplifies and innovates international business.

Andrew Foulds

Andrew Foulds - Strategic Content & Partners


Andrew has been in the reference data industry for over 20 years and has held various roles across the globe combining his reference data expertise and commercial experience. Andrew was formerly with SWIFT, and was part of the management team of the reference data business line, SWIFTRef. He was also responsible for partner strategy and was global head of the SWIFTRef Partner programme. He has extensive experience in developing and managing strategic relationships and has managed key projects with a number of payment infrastructures including European Payments Council, Euro Banking Association, Pay UK and Banking and Payments Federation Ireland.

Flavio Caricasole

Flavio Caricasole – Italian Market


Formerly, a senior banker with the UBI Banca Group, responsible for International Trade and Payment Systems. He has a deep knowledge of: Correspondent Banking, Trade Finance & Cash Management. In addition, he has developed: (a) business intelligence tools to analyse interbank messaging traffic and (b) Transaction Banking Lab which matches banks’ demands with the various solutions available in the fintech market.