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“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.  ”

R. Buckminster Fuller, author, inventor and architect

Meet the Crew

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Owen O Driscoll

Chief Executive Officer

An entrepreneur since 23, with experience in Operations. Studied Horticultural Science. Links green innovation, Finance & ESG with operations and new tech.

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Pearse Ryan

General Counsel

20 years in Ireland's largest law firm. Specializes in FinTech, cyber security/ fraud, digital transformation and e-commerce.

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Pete Townsend

Managing Director - Techstars Accelerator  - NonExecutive Director - Coinbase

25+ years’ experience in global financial services. Special focus on startup & enterprise-level with companies such as BNP Paribas, Fidelity Investments, Coinbase.

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Nikola Stojanow

Co-Founder Aeternity Blockchain

Nikola is a partner at MCC Capital, a Blockchain, AI, Machine learning and Cyber Security focused fund & Vitosha Venture Partners, 

Nikola is the co-founder of aetenrity blockchain, Director of the Aetenrity Foundation and founder of Aeternity Ventures, 

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Arjan van Eersel

Chief Technology Officer

Arjan was managing partner at a corporate services firm and co-founder and CTO of a blockchain development company. A scrum master,(certified) developer for several blockchain technologies, expertise in business consulting, system architecture, software development, corporate services.

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Tiana Whitehouse 

Regulatory Compliance

EX Advisory consulting with KPMG  Financial Markets Authority (FMA),  Women in Cryptocurrency and a contributing member to the International Impact FinTech (GIFT) think tank.

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Eldar Mezbur

Governance & Institutional partnerships

20+ years’ experience in global institutional investment as  the Global Head of Covered Bonds for Goldman Sachs and former Director at Barclays Capital.

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