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Specialist credit data firm sees demand surge with 50 new hires

Creditsafe, the leading credit checking specialists in fourteen countries have added fifty new members to its specialist group support team in Cardiff Bay, across IT, security, development and product.

The appointments are helping to expand the companies offering in these areas to meet the ever increasing demand in specialist credit data.

(L-r) Rasa Valentinaviciute – Adam Calvert – Molly Downs – Chair L-R Wouter Morkel David Barry

Wouter Morkel, has joined the company this month, from a career established over 20 years in finance and credit. He joins as a senior product manager, overseeing new developments for the company.  Wouter has moved with his wife from South Africa, to settle in Cardiff. He said. “I have absolutely fallen in love with Wales, I hadn’t been here before accepting this new role. I’ll be joining a team of ten in Cardiff Bay. It’s a big move, but I couldn’t turn down the opportunity to join an Industry leading, dynamic and creative company with such an employee centric culture.”

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Adam Calvert, has joined the IT Technology team at Creditsafe having spent 7 years in the industry prior. He said, “At Creditsafe I’ve been given the opportunity to be involved in senior level projects and I get the chance to make noticeable improvements on a day to day basis. There are so many opportunities to get involved with different projects and the staff have been friendly and supportive throughout.”

David Barry has joined as a data analyst. He said, “I wanted to join Creditsafe as it seemed like a good opportunity to join a successful and ambitious company. I also really like that there is so much focus on your development and  an emphasis on the social side of things, which is unlike any company I’ve worked for previously.”


Rasa Valentinaviciute, has joined the Creditsafe group from the Office for National Statistics, where she was a Senior Statistician. She has joined the Creditsafe Group as a Junior Data Engineer. She said, “I decided to make this switch because I wanted to challenge myself and put myself in a position where I’d learn about the most current ways of handling data and gain a well-rounded set of skills. I am really happy that an opportunity to work at Creditsafe came up, because I feel like the skills I’m gaining combined with the skills I acquired in my previous job will help me progress within the company. It’s an incredibly rewarding role because I feel like I’m constantly improving. I genuinely look forward to coming into work every day.”

Molly Downs, Creditsafe HR Adviser said “As a company that is continuing to grow we’re always on the lookout for fresh new talent to join us .At the Cardiff Bay group office just this year we have recruited a significant number of people and we are continuing to grow. 1 in 4 people in the UK have been with us over a decade and that’s something that we are very proud of. We know we are a great company to work for with significant opportunities for people to develop a career road map and progress with the team here or indeed in one of our international offices. We are always on the lookout for motivated, career driven individuals who want to work for a company where they are encouraged to be themselves and continuously develop.”