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.
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 has spent his career in Commodity
Trading with a focus on operational matters. Having started in the Rice
Trade with extensive travels in West Africa handling day-to-day
problems, Richard created HR Maritime
in 2008. Through HR Maritime, Richard provides a range of bespoke
consultancy, outsourcing and training solutions. HR Maritime counts
among their clients the Major Trading Companies, Exporters and
Importers, Trade Finance Banks and many other companies providing
services within the industry. Richard is a Fellow of the ICS (Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers)
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Based in Hong Kong, Desmond is one of the
top experts in Blockchain, crypto and investment. He is MD of Rouge
Ventures and founder of Pitch Perfect Event, Asia’s top investor
platform. Desmond is an active advisor to several ICO groups and an
appointed expert grade analyst on ICO rating groups ICOBench.com and
Ratei.co. He is a member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Inc.