About Abaka

We provide financial institutions, of any size, anywhere in the world, the software to thrive in the digital savings age.

We do this by building, delivering and supporting conversational AI technology to power affordable and accessible advice.

“We help people save more, that’s all we do!”


Fahd Rachidy – CEO

Fahd is a serial entrepreneur passionate about improving people’s financial wellbeing, and re-inventing the way the financial industry works. Fahd was co-founder of Scientificbeta.com, his previous venture, which is now the leading European pension platform for smart beta indices with $40bn AuM.

Benoit Launay – CTO

As a Senior Product Developer and Solution Architect at Microsoft for over 13 years, Benoit is an expert in Machine Learning and data insights, cloud-based platforms and data management. Started in the voice recognition field at Bell Labs in 2001.

Non-Executive Director

Oliver manages pensions

Oliver Payne

Oliver manages pensions & benefits plans covering 70,000 employees across 22 countries with $25 billion under management for Ford Motors. Oliver is an actuary and previously was at Deloitte.


Co-Founder @ made.com

Julien Callede

Co-Founder @ made.com

Susan Tia

Account Director

Peter Johnson

Account Director


Jonathan Barrett

Director of Business Development and Partnerships

Anil Rajgor

Senior Developer

Kenzo Hudelot

Head of Delivery

Jonathan Gane

Director of Business Development and Partnerships

Dane Taylor

Senior Product Manager

Dinkar Jaitly

Senior Developer

James Maguire

Senior Data Scientist

Liusha He

Junior Data Scientist

Estelle Rostan

Junior .NET Developer