Anthony de Gray Birch
Anthony is the MD and co-founder of Direct
Transact, and its leading authority on Banking-
as-a-Service (BaaS), interbank processes,
banking operations and regulatory compliance.
A chartered accountant (CA) by training,
Anthony has a very deep understanding of how
to grow a lean, financially sustainable, scalable
business from the ground up. Today Direct
Transact is an award-winning company with
unrivalled industry expertise, with 130
employees, serving 70% of SA's clearing banks,
and processing more than ZAR40 billion in
monthlv pavment fows across 21 currencies
within the local fintech ecosystem.