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Tier One People is a Fintech Consultancy in the business of helping our clients GROW.

Accessing an unrivalled global network in Fintech, we connect our customers to the people, partners and investors to deliver the quickest, most sustainable path to growth.

Like our clients, we are innovators in our space and provide a premium service that delivers unrivalled results.

Growth Services.



We’ve a network of over 4000 key decisions makers across Fintech, Banking, Financial Services, VC, Investors, Regulators and Media. We’ll connect you to strategic partners and customers and accelerate your growth.



We have conducted 300 plus research Interviews with Fintech leaders. We’ve been recording and analysing hiring data since 2016. Our Global Fintech knowledge bolstered by local market intelligence gives you the insights to make the right decisions when launching or expanding your business. Salary benchmarking, ESOP structures, workforce planning, performance benchmarking.


Executive Search

We’re Australia’s leaders in Fintech executive search helping companies like Revolut, 10x, TrueLayer and many others hire executive teams. Our evolutionary approach delivers unrivalled results.


PR and Media

The Fintech Australia Podcast goes out to over 4000 key decision makers in Fintech, Banking and Financial services. The show is listened to by CEO’s of major banks, VC partners and key influencers in the industry. Boost your company profile and amplify your brand to a highly engaged audience.

The team.

Our ethos is simple. Do the right thing by our customers and success follows. 

We are honest, straight talking and get sh!t done. 

With over 35 years combined recruitment expertise across Tech, Startups, Banking and Fin Services, we make a formidable team.

And we are on a mission to  help our customers grow and be successful by connecting them with the very best people in the industry.

If you value true partnerships, get in touch. We would love to hear from you.

Dexter Cousins

Founder and Director

Sydney | Melbourne | Singapore | London | C-Suite and Leadership.

Joanne Cousins Tier One People Director
Talent Director

Research and Media Director

Got A Question?
Track Record.

The Tier One People value proposition is geared to businesses post revenue and usually >Series B or ASX listed.

We are experts in helping International Fintech launch in Australia and Australian startups scale and expand.

Operating at a senior level, we find expert talent for C-Suite and Leadership positions in Australia, Europe And Asia.

Since launching in 2016 we have worked on over one hundred searches for clients including Revolut, 10x, TrueLayer, Klarna, Afterpay and may others.

Eddie Lee

‘I’ve rarely met someone who is so well networked and versed in the topic of hiring great people within Fintech.’

APAC Director Operations| Revolut

Leda Glyptis

‘If changing the industry is the name of the game and ‘good enough’ won’t do, especially when it comes to talent, then Dexter gets that, and it makes all the difference.’

CEO| 11:FS Foundry
Design Hiring.

We’ve developed an innovative approach to executive search enabling Fintech to launch and scale fast, sustainably.

It’s called ‘Design Hiring’, We apply first thinking principles when consulting our clients, striving to understand  problems they face in scaling the business. Once we are clear on the profile of person required to deliver success we typically execute the search in six weeks or less.

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Our in depth consultation and discovery phase identifies the challenges you face in scaling the business. Using our research and experience we help you craft the ideal profile required to deliver success and take your business to the next level.



We’ll help you craft a compelling value proposition with support on salary package, ESOP and the scope of the role. We then record a podcast interview to help you showcase your business and employer brand to a highly relevant and engaged audience.



We’ve got the market mapped and have an extensive network of highly qualified Fintech talent, people who have likely delivered your vision. We bypass the time consuming research phase and can quickly present you highly suitable candidates.



Speak for themself. 95% of offers are accepted. 98% retention rates. 80% of briefs delivered in under 6 weeks.



We provide scalable offshore teams that are highly qualified and managed by our onshore customer, technical, HR leadership teams.



Our experienced teams can remove the overhead of managing your applications while improving your operational efficiency and costs.


Looking to expand globally? Ideal mix of FTE and flexi-resourcing, located in the city and talent pool, overlapped with your timezone, and recruits at lightning speed.

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Scale Fast, Affordably.

Are you looking to scale rapidly? Through our partners Patona, we can offer a more affordable solution to hiring tech talent.

The team at Patona are Fintech growth experts, having launched and scaled their own Fintech’s. They’ve assembled some of the best product and tech experts to work remotely with clients on a flexible monthly subscription, ensuring a swift and successful delivery.

Get access to brilliant specialists who have built and delivered solutions multiple times over. You will reduce cost, overhead, and operational complexity as we seamlessly plug into your team, culture, goals and vision, helping you strategically scale your business.

If you are looking to scale fast, launch a new product or simply want to reduce your costs arrange an initial consultation.

Matt Baxby Revolut CEO

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