About Us

Founded in 2010, we are a business consultancy helping organisations achieve their global ambitions and achieving impactful results with our customised, integrated expertise in FX brokerage consultancy, payment solutions, regulatory and licensing as well as corporate advisory.

Our Milestone

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Our Expertise

Setting up an offshore company can be made easy and simple with the help of experts. It can save you time and money if you have the experts with you.

Setting up your company is a multifaceted challenge, you need to put your best foot forward with the right advice from the people who know best.

Desfran is that right choice.

Spearheaded by one of the world’s leading management teams, we have a team of consultants with extensive knowledge and experience in providing advice for FX brokerage consultancy, payment solutions, regulatory and licensing and corporate advisory.  

We are with you in your journey as an entrepreneur, and as you grow your business globally.

Executive Team

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Desmond Francis
Chief Executive Officer

A serial entrepreneur and trusted advisor, Desmond founded Desfran in 2010 to help businesses across the wide spectrum of finance and investment fulfill their global ambitions. With more than a decade of experience in the financial markets, particularly forex and investment trading, Desmond has a proven record of helping businesses achieve measurable results and breakthroughs. 

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Teo Mingwen
Chief Finance Officer

Having over 10 years of experience in the finance industry and helming roles involving cross-border regulatory requirements and FX-related sales, Mingwen has deep expertise in the fiscal landscape. He oversees the company’s capital structure and work in tandem with the other c-suites to optimise Desfran’s business across the Greater China region.

Daniel

Daniel Teo
Chief Business Development Officer

Bringing with him more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry and beyond, Daniel developed a strong global business acumen. At Desfran, he leads the market expansion efforts in the Southeast Asia region. Leveraging on his experience, Daniel constantly assesses and strategises cutting-edge business models to keep Desfran abreast of the latest developments.

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Ryan Tay
Chief Operations Officer

Ryan is the Chief Operations Officer at Desfran and is responsible for overseeing the APAC and Singapore operations team. Ryan brings with him over eight years of relevant industry experience and successfully overseen several company incorporations in various markets and jurisdictions. He also provides strategic counsel to clients on overall business processes to help maximise efficiencies. 

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Nicholas Lee
Principal Consultant

Nicholas is Desfran’s Principal Consultant based in the United Kingdom (UK), as well as the Director for City Link Consultancy Services Limited. Nicholas has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry including wealth management and securities specialising in FX, CFD, white label and platform solutions for institutional clients. His stellar knowledge of the current UK financial market enables him to provide strategic counsel to Desfran’s consultants and clients on related business needs. 

Our Clients

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Our Values

Entrepreneurial Spirit & Mindset

We continuously push the frontier and innovate in the way we work to achieve better, faster and impactful results for our partners.

Collaborative Culture

We work as partners, and constantly bring new perspectives and mutual trust in every client relationship.

Commitment to Exellence

We listen, we understand, and we create long-term value for our partners that help them tackle the toughest challenges and exceed expectations.

Acting with integrity

Doing and making things right is fundamental to how we operate – through consistency and being responsible for our actions.

Your one-stop cross-border service provider

Our Proven Methodology

With more than 15 years of experience across 32 jurisdictions, our proven methodology is
backed by our intelligence and network, local knowledge across jurisdictions, and deep
experience in global financial services. We are with our clients every step of their journey to
ensure they achieve their desired outcomes

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