17+ years in International Trade and Banking business with Strategic consulting experience.
Successfully launched and ran a global trade finance platform in one of the top Europe bank. McKinsey,
Sberbank, Cargill, Gazprom
25+ years in technology senior management on operational and strategic levels in multinational
services and banking sectors. SODEXO, Crédit Agricole CIB, Société Générale, Banque de France, Saint Gobain,
Co-founder / CTO
20+ years experience in US business of Technology Strategy and Product Management in global
fortune 500 companies building supply chain, financial and Marketing platforms for Nielsen, CBOE, Acxiom etc
17 years in corporate banking and investments with deep experience in Lending, Project &
Structured finance. Executive positions in top banking institutions - Sberbank, Alfa-bank, Gazprombank.
18+ years in the EMEA financial services with deep risk management and structured finance
experience. Positions in advisory Ernst&Young, Reuters — and banking institutions.
Product development and marketing
25+ years of professional IT and banking experience,
deep knowledge in banking transformation, product development, information security — excecutive roles in IBM,
ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, Deutsche Bank, Sberbank.
15+ years of experience across banking industry. Successful launch and management of retail
and wholesale lending platforms at BNP Paribas. International markets exposure in transaction banking.
12+ years in IT solution development, architecture, technology consulting and business
12+ years experience in the different fields of Product Design, UX design for different
electronic marketplaces and services.
Highly skilled project and program manager with experience leading projects across multiple
Experienced full-stack developer with a focus on building new products and decentralized
systems powered by Blockchain technology.
Product development Full-stack developer
Experienced software engineer with a full-stack knowledge base. Quality-oriented technical
lead, clean-code enthusiast capable of delivering complex solutions with maximum efficiency.
Bernard, author of The Future of Money is an international expert in the design and
implementation of currency systems. He co-designed and implemented the convergence mechanism to the single
European currency system (the Euro) and served as president of the Electronic Payment System.
With 16 years experience, Dmitry is a finance professional and brings his entrepreneurial
flair to the board. Dimitry founded Wirex, one of the first crypto mobile banks, now backed by the SBI Group
Over the last three years, he has been deeply involved in blockchain technology and digital asset creation.
Following a career in financial consulting, he launched his first UK based venture in commodity trading in
2012. Executive MBA degree at London Cass Business School.
Richard is Managing Director and Co-founder of Contorion GmbH, building and developing a
successful B2B e-commerce business. Over the years, the German national has acquired the skills and expertise
to deliver strategic and applied solutions. Richard is well respected amongst his peers and as a reputable
Andrea currently operates as Vice President of the Agrati Group and CFO. The Italian spent
five years working as a Senior Auditor for one of the big four, KPMG as well as Arthur Andersen in Milan,
Italy. He has also developed his experience at big brands including Coca-Cola, where he operated as Principal
International Auditor. Andrea brings a solid global understanding of the trade finance sector.
Richard is experienced in all areas of shipping, trading, insurance, finance and legal
matters. As Founder and Managing Director of HR Maritime based in Geneva, he navigates the business with a
strategic approach to international and trading in the shipping industry. In his 17 year trading career, he
has worked at Addax&Oryx Group’s Rice Trading Company and Ascot Commodities NV. Richard became a Fellow of
the ICS (Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers) in 2010.
Andrea is Chief Operation Officer at VI.BE.MAC. SpA, with a wealth of experience in capital
management, risk analytics, governance and regulatory, working at Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Sony and
GlaxoSmithKline. His career provides an array of business aptitudes in the financial and technology sectors
and he successfully completed a Fintech Future Commerce course at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Executive, leader and entrepreneur within digital financial solutions and financial ecosystems
at ALDC Partnership leading the development of the New Financial Algorithm standard rating system. Ex global
head of trade finance and supply chain financing at SEB. Previously Sales Director and Board Member at RCI
Banque Nordic Countries and VP at Citibank London PLC, Investment banking, also heading European Credit Risk
management and European CEEMEA reporting unit.
Commercial Director Italy of Moneyfarm. During his experience in Moneyfarm he contributed to
build CRM and Sales teams and the service model to manage thousands of customers in two countries. Over years
he acquired skills and expertise also in online and offline acquisition in the financial sector. Sebastiano
earned the CFA designation in 2012.
As current CEO of Latoken and founder of startup Zalogo, Valentin joins our board with vast
experience and knowledge in the financial industry. Having studied at respected institutes Harvard and
Stanford, Valentin went on to build his career working at IHS, CERA, VTB and Sberbank. He also fulfilled a
successful role as equity portfolio manager at both Avega Capital and Marcuard Spectrum.
General Manager of Insight Technology in France. 25+ years in business and technology senior
management in international software, hardware and services companies. Broad experience in multi-countries
business development direct and indirect. Executive positions in Atos, HP, Nokia, Apple, SMART.
Kelvin is co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of GTR Ventures, based in Singapore.
He has profound experience from serving as a Deputy Director at the Monetary Authority of Singapore and a
Senior Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation.
Besides that he managed top corporate and government relations as a Deputy Director at the Ministry of Trade
and Industry of Singapore.
15+ years experience in strategy consulting for global Financial Institutions such as Barclays, Lloyds and The Royal Bank of Scotland. An expert in financial crime prevention risk and digital innovation, he has designed and implemented innovative market leading RegTech solutions and acted as an advisor for other successful ICOs. He has an MBA, was a finalist of the MIT Fintech Future Commerce course, and is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.
Christian spent the last 15 years between Asia and Middle East in Management Consulting for an Investment Bank Group Natixis and then in Corporate Finance focusing on Technology. Based in Singapore and previously in Hong Kong, he is involved in the Fintech ecosystem.
Philippe is Senior Vice President Service Operations Pan Europe at Sodexo, the French food services and facilities management company, and first joined the business in 1995. Previously, he worked at Disneyland Paris as Director Facilities Maintenance. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, France, and holds an MBA with Distinctions from Harvard Business School.