Decades of Engineering and Financial Experience
Our advisors have successfully built both multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies
Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, Swansea University. Publications and academic interests in the area of space communications, cryptography, and distributed public ledger technology.
Professor in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University, and a Fellow of the BCS and Principal Fellow of the HEA. Appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to cybersecurity. One of his most recent achievements is the creation of a Blockpass Identify Lab and which is one of the first of its type in the world, and has significant industry funding.
He is a world-renowned Technologist. He was amongst the first 50 engineers at Facebook in Palo Alto. Worked with Mark Zuckerberg and the team to build many of the early Facebook features. He is also the creator of open-source software Apache Cassandra which is a distributed storage system used by the likes of Apple, Netflix, Instagram, Walmart, Uber and AirBnB.
Grant has a strong track record as a co-founder, director and advisor having worked across many sectors, organisational sizes and vertical markets. He is well versed in the challenges and the opportunities that a tech business can offer. Grant currently holds active roles across the data and start-up ecosystems.
Former Technologist and Regulatory Conduct and Financial Crime Officer, with a background in Quantum Physics, Benjamin has a wealth of knowledge in financial compliance across global capital markets and trade finance business that has shaped his current role as a founding member of Qredo.
Managing Director of Barrachd. Grew Barrachd Sales Beyond 8 Figures Annually, Sold Barrachd to Capita Consulting, UK's Largest Professional Services Company. Serial Startup Investor in Emerging Technologies in Scotland.
President and CEO of Deutsche Telekom France. CEO at Ooredoo Algeria. CEO of Bakcell. CEO of Telekom Romania. President of T-Systems France. CEO of Makedonski Telekom.