The Lime team comprises more than 300 international experts on several continents, including Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. The core of the team is an internal IT department with more than 150 fintech specialists. Solutions, developed in our central R&D laboratory, are exported to the operating countries, enabling clients to access online-lending services 24/7 from anywhere in the world.
Our team
The company actively supports initiatives aimed at increasing financial literacy and financial services accessibility. Top managers conduct coaching sessions at significant industry forums and conferences. The company, as a member of the various professional communities, actively participates in the industry events. Our experts regularly comment on the actual agenda in the leading media.
An important part of the company's social responsibility policy is charity. Lime Credit Group supports children with disabilities and orphans, and participates in the organizations of sports events.


Lime Credit Group corporate life implies the active communication of purposeful fintech professionals. We love to play football, support growth and development, search for the best in the profession, and are always ready for new opportunities.

Our leadership
Alexey Nefedov
Co-Founder and CEO
Alexey received two higher education degrees in Russia - "Financing and Credit" and "Linguistics". In 2012, he graduated with honors from the Cass Business School in London, received an international professional certificate CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst).
When he returned to Russia, while working in various positions in the IT and financial sectors, Alexey and his business partner, Stanislav Sergushkin, developed the idea and the plan for a fintech company, which two years later became an international holding Lime Credit Group.
Stanislav Sergushkin
Co-Founder
As one of the Co-Founders of Lime Credit Group, Stanislav heads the corporate strategy division and leads business development for new markets and the introduction of new products globally.
Previously, he was responsible for managing the loan portfolio and took part in developing the scoring model. Stanislav holds a master's degree in Economics from the University of East Anglia in the UK
Olesya Kiseleva
Managing Director, Russia
Olesya graduated in Applied Informatics from the Siberian State Industrial University. At the beginning of her career in the Lime Credit Group, she held the position of Head of the Project Department and led a team of 40 employees in Moscow and Novosibirsk. Then she moved to the position of Deputy Development Director.
At the moment, Olesya is the Managing Director of Lime in Russia and is responsible for business performance, the development of the company, and maintaining a competitive position in the market
Kevin Hurley
CFO
Previous to joining Lime Credit Group in 2015, Kevin served for 10 years as the COO of a private equity fund and for 15 years in various roles in management and consulting in IT. Kevin has spent his entire professional career living and working in emerging markets around the world. He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University
Luis M Trejo
Managing Director, Mexico
Luis is a highly experienced fintech accelerator coach. He graduated with honors from Industrial and Systems Engineering as a bachelor and also accounts for a Master in Finance back in Mexico. He is passionate about breaking product and service design myths and growth stoppers for emerging markets in today's digital economy ecosystems. Since 2019 he has been leading Lime's business operations and strategic regional planning for Mexico as MD
Jaco Coetzee
Managing Director, South Africa
Post studying Civil Engineering, Jaco started working in the financial
services industry and has more than 25 years executive management experience
in Banking, Consumer Finance, Microfinance, SMME Finance and Online
Lending. Jaco's contributing success factors are his extensive experience in
establishing, managing, and enhancing financial services operations in
emerging markets in Africa. Adding to this are his comprehension and
implementation of sound financial and operational strategies with specific
focus on delivering results for investors and shareholders.