Our Story

Cleo is the AI that intelligently manages your money. We’re building the interface that simplifies finance for a generation.

Born in early 2016 at Entrepreneur First, Europe’s leading accelerator for technical talent, Cleo recently launched in the US and now serves 200,000 people across the UK and America.

We welcome job applications from exceptional individuals who want to push frontiers in AI and finance.


Our team

Barney Hussey-Yeo

Co-founder & CEO
Previously a Data scientist at Wonga
Machine learning at the University of Bristol

Thishani Nadesan

Previously 4 years as Consultant at Bain & Co. in London and New York
Double first BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics, University of Oxford; Distinction MA SAIS (Italy & US), Johns Hopkins

Michael Hauser-Raspe

Previously an Engineer at Amazon and Evi (Acquired by Amazon)
BSc Physics and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge; MSc Computer Science, UCL

Alice Mackay

Operations & Customer
Previously Research Analyst (Hedge Funds) at Third Bridge
First class BSc Management, University of Nottingham, with scholarship to study in China.

George Sheppard

Previously Tech Lead at Betia Limited, Australia, implementing high volume transactional systems for payments, ecommerce, and tote betting industries.
BSc Computer Science, University of Leeds

Paul Reeve

Previously Tech Lead at Wonga, and Senior Engineer at Bloomberg
Tech Lead for the Wonga for Business product, previous to Bloomberg where he helped implement agile engineering processes.

Ed Brown

Previously Software Engineer at Alphasights
BSc Physics, University of Oxford; Distinction MSc Machine Learning, UCL; MSc Management, London Business School

Michael Stanley

Head of Product
Previously Founder and Head of Design at Jigsaw XYZ. Worked on large scale digital transformation projects for HSBC, Nuffield Health, Vodafone and TD Bank.
Led design teams at IBM GBS NA. Design at Thought Machine, Williams F1, and We Are Friday.

Harriet Smith-Hughes

Voice and Comms
Previously Assistant Editor at Narrative Magazine, San Francisco. Prior to MPhil, received highest First in year at Oxford.
MPhil English: Criticism and Culture, University of Cambridge; Double first BA English, University of Oxford

Roisin Allum

Operations, Office & Customer
Previously Charity Day Events at ICAP
BA Fashion Design, Leeds College of Art

Simon Helyar

Previously Head of Design for ASOS, and Art Director at Project Magazine.
Led the creation of a new ASOS content sharing platform. At Project Magazine, designed and developed world’s first iPad-only magazine.

Kieran Doyle

Head of Growth
Previously Growth and Partnerships at DICE, YouTube, and Google.
Managed user acquisition and retention at DICE. Oversaw partnership development at YouTube, and SMB sales at Google.
BSc International Business Management, University of Manchester

Our Investors

Some of the world's best Entrepreneurs and Operators.

Siraj Khaliq

Founder of Climate Corp, sold for 1 Billion

Alex Chesterman

Founder of Zoopla and Lovefilm

Niklas Zennström

Founder of Skype, sold for 10 Billion

Errol Damelin

Founder of Wonga

Jason Goodman

Founder of Albion

Alan Morgan

Ran Financial services for McKinsey & Co.

Wendy Tan White

Founder of Moonfruit, sold for £40M

Simon Franks

Founder of Lovefilm, sold for £200M

Joe White

Founder of Moonfruit, sold for £40M

Bruce Macfarlane

Ran Investment banking for Merrill Lynch

Where we're based

Our space

Cleo AI Ltd,

Top floor,

45C Mitchell Street,

London EC1V 3QZ