ISX has built its payment and electronic money network from the ground up and connected to all the major card schemes and SEPA network. We have written and own every line of code in our Core banking, identity and payment gateway platforms over the last 6 years. We are now set to deliver as a business focussed financial institution, with unique capabilities
Nikogiannis Karantzis, Founder & CEO

  • Corporate Governance
  • Reports
  • Announcements
  • Board of Directors

Investor Updates

ISX Financial EU PLC updates can all be found on our investor page here.


Date Announcements PDF


Date Annual Report Format
2 June 2023 Annual Report 2022 PDF English
21 June 2022 Annual Report 2021 PDF English

Corporate Governance

ISX Financial EU PLC (the “Company”) has adopted comprehensive systems of control and accountability as the basis for the administration of corporate governance. The Board of the Company is committed to administering the policies and procedures with openness and integrity, pursuing the true spirit of corporate governance commensurate with the Company’s needs.


In pursuit of best practice in corporate governance, the Company is pleased to make the following information on its corporate governance practices available to its shareholders on this website. 


Date Charters Format
2024 Audit Committee Charter PDF English
2022 Remuneration Committee Charter PDF English
2022 Nomination Committee Charter PDF English
2022 Board Charter PDF English

Policies & Procedures

Date Policies & Procedures Format
2022 Code of Conduct PDF English

Incorporation Documents

Date Documents PDF
2022 Articles of Association PDF English
2022 Articles of Association - Greek PDF English
2022 Memorandum of Association PDF English
2022 Memorandum of Association - Greek PDF English
2022 Certificate of Change of Name - English PDF English
2022 Certificate of Share Value PDF English
2022 Certificate of Directors and Secretary PDF English
2022 Certificate of Good Standing PDF English
2022 Certificate of Registered Adress PDF English
  • Board of Directors
Christakis Taoushanis
Independent Chairman
Christakis Taoushanis
Independent Chairman

Mr Taoushanis holds a BSc degree in Economics, and a Master’s in Business Administration received from the London School of Economics and the London Business School, respectively. Mr Taoushanis brings extensive banking and finance knowledge and experience to iSignthis having spent over 30 years in the industry in various senior roles.

Prior to joining the ISX board  Mr Taoushanis has worked for some of the worlds largest banks in a number of different locations including, Chicago, Greece, Hong Kong and Cyprus. This includes serving at Continental Illinois National Bank of Chicago for four years, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Group *(HSBC) for Eighteen years, with twelve of those as the Managing Director of the Cyprus subsidiary, and eight years as the Chief Executive Officer of the Cyprus Development Bank.

Since 2011 Mr Taoushanis has been working with the private firm TTEG & Associates, providing services as an advisor to several companies.

In August 2016, Mr Taoushanis was appointed as the Chairman of the Cyprus Cooperative Bank, a systematically important bank in Cyprus, after receiving approval from the Central Bank of Cyprus, the European Central Bank and Cyprus Parliament. Mr Taoushanis served until his resignation 13th October 2017.

The company has also appointed Mr Taoushanis as its representative to the European Cards Stakeholders Group (ECSG), of which the company was a founding member.

Board of Directors
Nikogiannis Karantzis
Managing Director & CEO
Nikogiannis Karantzis
Managing Director & CEO

Mr.Karantzis is the founder and Managing Director/CEO of ISX. He holds qualifications in engineering (University of Western Australia), law, and business (University of Melbourne), with a broad understanding of international regulatory regimes as they relate to payments, money laundering and identity. Mr. Katantzis has over 20 years’ experience across a number of sectors including payments, online media, AML, defence and secure communications.

Board of Directors
Paul Martin Barnes
Independent Non-Executive Director
Paul Martin Barnes
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Barnes has international business experience in venture development in both the financial services and technology sectors and has been involved in M&A activities for over 30 years. An experienced executive and latterly non-executive director with Tristel PLC (TSTL.L) an LSE AIM market Listed healthcare company where he has served as Chairman of the Company and as Chairman of the and Audit and Risk Committee. He is also an independent director of ASX listed Etherstack plc (ASX:ESK) which specialises in wireless technology including waveforms and public mobile radio solutions.

Mr. Barnes is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and is a Member of the UK’s Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Mr.Barnes was elected a director of the FCA regulated authorised electronic money institution, ISX Financial UK Ltd in September 2020

Board of Directors
Panikos Pouros
Independent Non-Executive Director
Panikos Pouros
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr.Pouros holds a B.Sc & M.Sc in Economics from the London School of Economics and the University of Aberdeen, respectively. Mr. Pouros also holds a certificate from the International Monetary Fund Institute (USA) and the European Institute of Public Administration (Maastricht-Netherlands).
Mr. Pouros has extensive experience in governmental economic affairs having worked as Permanent Secretary at the Economic Planning Bureau, at the Ministry of External Affairs (DG European Union) and at the Ministly of Agriculture Natural Resources and Environment of Cyprus. He has also served as President of the Board of Directors of the Research Promotion Foundation, of the Agricultural Insurance Organisation, and of Eurolife Insurance.

Mr. Pouros has also been a member of the economic research unit of the University of Cyprus, the Economic Advisory committee to the President of the Republic of Cyprus, and the negotiating team of Cyprus during the EU accession negotiations. He has also been member of the broad of directors of the Human Resource Development Authority, the European Institute, the Town Planning Council and various other boards and committees in Cyprus.

Board of Directors
Adonis Pegasiou
Independent Non-Executive Director
Adonis Pegasiou
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Pegasiou holds a BSc degree in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Masters from the University of Bristol in European Policy Studies. Mr.Pegasiou further holds a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester in Politics. Additionally, he then received funding to undertake a post-doctoral fellowship to study the Europeanisation of Cyprus’s Economy and was based at the European University of Cyprus and in cooperation with the LSE and the University of Manchester

Mr.Pegasiou has over 10 years’ experience in academia which includes him lecturing at both the ‘University of Cyprus’ and the  ‘European University of Cyprus’ and is currently the Academic Director at the ‘European Institute of Management and Finance’.

In addition, Mr.Pegasiou has over a decade experience as a consultant for the public and the private sector, where he served on the Boards of Cyprus Airways as well as most recently the Cyprus Cooperative Bank, among other. He holds a number of professional qualifications including Certificate in Risk in Financial Services (offered by CISI), Certified Global Sanctions Specialist Certification (offered by ACAMS) and Diploma in ‘Governance, Risk and Compliance’ (offered by ICA).

Board of Directors
Dominic Melo
Executive Director and Chief Product Officer
Dominic Melo
Executive Director and Chief Product Officer

Dominic Melo is an expert on payments and a skilled security consultant.

Dominic has played key roles, especially in the financial services IT arena, in designing, executing and analyzing projects for the international B2B and B2C markets. His proven record of driving product solutions in high-growth, performance-focused environments, makes him a valuable addition as the company reinforces its payment services. Dominic has previously held director and senior roles at EU regulated Payment Service Providers.

Board of Directors

ISX Finacial EU Ltd Board of Directors

Nickolas John Karantzis
Chief Executive Officer
Takis Taoushanis
Independent Non-Executive Director
Dominic Melo
Executive Director
Elizabeth Warrell
Executive Director

Shareholding Details

Link Market Services Limited is iSignthis’ share registry.

If you have any questions regarding your shareholding please contact Link Market Services. If you wish to access your personal holding information or update your personal details and you know your holder number please click here>

Contact Details

Registered Address
Link Market Services Limited
Level 1, 333 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Postal Address
Link Market Services Limited
Locked Bag A14
Sydney South NSW 1235

T: +61 1300 554 474
F: +61 2 9287 0303
(local call cost within Australia)

Shareholder Forms

Visit the Link Market Services’ website to access a wide variety of holding information, change your personal details and download forms. You can:

  • Check your current and previous holding balances
  • Update your address details
  • Update your bank details
  • Update or confirm whether you have lodged your Tax File Number (TFN) or Australian
  • Business Number (ABN)
  • Download a variety of instruction forms
  • View your transaction and dividend history
  • Check the share prices and graphs

You can access this information via a security login using your Security Holder Reference Number (SRN) or Holder Identification Number (HIN) and postcode (must be postcode recorded on your holding record).

Electronic Communication

Go Green, Go Online

ISX Holdings PLC is committed to creating a cleaner future through caring for the environment and one way we can achieve this is by shareholders electing to receive unitholder communications electronically. Electronic communication has the added advantage of being more timely and cost effective, which benefits all shareholders.

Should you instead wish to receive future communications electronically rather than hard copy, please go to Link Market Services website to update your communication preference.


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