Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is joined by one of the most-respected compliance experts in the financial industry. The company is welcoming Mark Kelly as Head of Compliance in the UK.
After spending the last five years as a Director at Abide Financial, a company which was acquired by none other than NEX, the well-known compliance and financial technology specialist joins one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges.
Last year, NEX got acquired by the CME Group in one of the biggest deals in the financial industry for the year.
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As Head of Compliance UK at Coinbase, Kelly will be working alongside CEO Zeeshan Feroz. The regulatory landscape in the crypto space has been one of the most hotly debated issues in the industry.
As the cryptocurrency industry is maturing, it is looking for proven compliance specialists from the financial industry to advance the regulatory developments in the space to the next stage.
The hotly-debated issues surrounding the crypto space will be at the center of Kelly’s new role. With his experience, he can be one of the instrumental people in the development of products that are mixing the best of both worlds: decentralized cryptography and traditional finance.