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Our Vision is to support the world's transition into a new global financial system
Our Mission is to be the trusted access point to Digital Assets for institutions

Our Values

Boldly delivering new sources of value to our clients through constant improvement and innovation based on:
Entrepreneurial spirit
As accountable, authentic leaders we identify opportunities, take initiative and seek out growth.
Knowledge
Promoting education, consistent learning, and growth to build cutting-edge solutions that empower, develop and advance our industry.
Trust
We trust in reliability and ability. We value meaningful and long-term relationships between all our stakeholders.
Passion
Passion builds commitment and expertise. Our dedicated team are passionate about achieving the best for our clients.

Meet our Team

Our team consists of quantitative traders, digital asset experts and capital market professionals who have developed their talents at some of the world’s largest and best-known global financial institutions.
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We are Passionate about Digital Assets and Investing

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Leadership

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Norman Wooding
Founder & CEO
Norman Wooding
Founder & CEO
  • Blockchain and Digital Asset Expert​
  • Head of Trading for Crypto Start-up (2019)​
  • Crypto Tutor: finance and trading at LSE ​
  • Author: Smart Contracts in Corporate Governance (2017), LSE Master's Thesis​
  • Crypto Arbitrage in 2017 (trading $10m+ as a student)​
  • Crypto Mining Start-up in 2016 (Bitvest)​

As a serial entrepreneur, Norman has been involved in the Blockchain and Digital Asset space since 2014. He holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from Lancaster University, and Master’s from the London School of Economics, where he acted as a Tutor on the topic of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies.

At SCRYPT he evolves the strategic vision, promoting an agile and entrepreneurial working environment while building innovative products and investment solutions. His deep expertise in blockchain, digital assets, trading ecosystems, and technology infrastructure has led to the development of a frictionless operational trading platform

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Sylvan Martin
Co-Founder & COO
Sylvan Martin
Co-Founder & COO

Sylvan is responsible for frictionless operations, team management, as well as business relations.

He has a true entrepreneurial zest, along with the work ethic and high standards needed to transform ideas through successful implementation and strategic oversight.

As an alumni board-member of HWZ Zurich, he is well connected in the Swiss business landscape.

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Cyril Pipaud, CFA
Chief Product Officer
Cyril Pipaud, CFA
Chief Product Officer

Cyril brings with him 25 years + experience in asset management, product strategy, design, and development.

During his 15 years at BNP Paribas Asset Management, Cyril has led the development of a broad spectrum of investment products targeting investors in Europe, LatAm, and Asia Pacific, through a strong collaborative mindset, market intelligence, and innovation.

Cyril holds a Master 2 in Banking and Finance from University Robert Schuman of Strasbourg and a Master 1 in Economics, Banking and Monetary Policy from University Paris Dauphine-PSL. He is also a member of the CFA Society Switzerland and is a CFA charterholder.

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Nicolas Steiner
Strategic Development
Nicolas Steiner
Strategic Development

Nicolas Steiner brings over 20 years of experience with a track record in M&A and strategic partnerships for large corporations as well as lean start-ups. He is internationally active via his own ventures as an advisor and investor within the FinTech, WealthTech, crypto finance, blockchain and API markets. Recently Nicolas was Director of Strategy and Innovation for Invesco for the EMEA and APAC region and developed strategic partnerships for the launch of its crypto products such as the Bitcoin ETP.

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Daniel Matyas
Head of Operations
Daniel Matyas
Head of Operations

University of Bern Business graduate, focusing on Blockchain technology since 2016. Former Research Analyst at Swiss Economic Institute.  

As a core team member since the early days of Scrypt, Daniel knows all aspects of business operations and continuously analyses and optimizes business processes through his attention to detail.  

Concerned with optimizing workflows, Daniel is spearheading the adoption of distributed practices and asynchronous workflows within the team (Remote Leadership Certification).

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Matthias Schaad Mettler
Compliance Officer
Matthias Schaad Mettler
Compliance Officer

Matthias is an experienced compliance and risk manager. Prior to his current role at SwissComply, he was co-founder and head of a professional organization for independent asset managers (PolyAsset), the CEO of SRO PolyReg, Swiss Compliance Officer of an international insurance group (Generali), and a Senior Manager at Deloitte.

Matthias studied political science, constitutional law, and journalism at the University of Zurich and completed the CAS program in Compliance Management at the University of St. Gallen.

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Justin Kong
Quantitative Portfolio Manager
Justin Kong
Quantitative Portfolio Manager

Prior to joining Scrypt, Justin led a team in the development of trading infrastructure & strategies, and successfully managed a portfolio of systematic trading strategies for cryptocurrencies.

Justin has accumulated extensive experience in finance having worked in different segments within the industry.  

Within Nomura, he worked on the Equity research desk where he produced research materials on Asia ex-Japan companies for institutional investors.  

He has also worked on the Delta One desk within Credit Suisse New York where he developed quantitative models for hedging ETFs and block trading.

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Carolina Qui
Account Executive
Carolina Qui
Account Executive

Carolina is an Asset management professional with solid background in alternative investments, real assets and blockchain ventures.  

She started her career at Amundi Alternative Investments as Product Specialist where she was trained to market hedge fund investment vehicles, and later joined TMF Group Private Equity and Real Estate division as Specialist Sales. Recognising the potential of digital assets, in 2018 Carolina entered a DLT renewables venture and then she moved to 2030 Group, a blockchain-focused investment company, where she led the streamlining of investment operations. She was part of the first UK STO via the London Stock Exchange and designed international structures for real asset tokenisation until 2020.      

She graduated in Business Administration from ESADE (Barcelona), holds a masters degree in Financial Markets and Institutions from CUNEF (Madrid) and a postgraduate program in Finance from the European Business School of London

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Stefan Becker
MD of Strategic Development
Stefan Becker
MD of Strategic Development

Stefan Becker brings over 20 years of finance industry experience from investment banking and family offices. He has international experience in the finance industry, Swiss family offices and leading crypto powerhouses. Recently, Stefan was a B2B sales lead for Solarisbank AG, where he alone contributed 20% of overall revenue thanks to winning the bank’s largest deals.

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Nakul Shah
Project Manager
Nakul Shah
Project Manager

Nakul has over 9 years of experience in project management and a deep knowledge of fintech, blockchain and distributed ledger technology. During his career, he has worked at prestigious institutions such as State Street Global Advisors, Inc., Research Division and Charles River Development. Nakul has worked in research, development and deployment of solutions using Blockchain technology, creating enterprise solutions for start-ups, Fintechs and developing PoCs for banks and governments.

Aside from developing software solutions on Blockchain, he also conducts training sessions, seminars and industry research for various banks, governments and universities, and is affiliated with institutes in the UK, South Africa and India.  

Nakul holds a Masters in Financial Engineering from the University of Michigan and was lecturer at UCL on Blockchain.

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Markos Loizou
Quantitative Developer
Markos Loizou
Quantitative Developer

MEng Information and Computer Engineering from the University of Cambridge

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Gabriel Titopoulos
Trading Analyst
Gabriel Titopoulos
Trading Analyst

Gabriel launched his journey at Scrypt in December 2021- immersing himself in account management, settlements and client communication at the trading desk. A current member of the Hellenic Blockchain Hub, Gabriel has an in-depth knowledge of financial markets, cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology.  

From a young age Gabriel has been involved in the trading industry having previously worked at Pireaus Bank and CapGemini. No stranger to dedication and perseverance, Gabriel is also a former professional swimmer with various high-level achievements - having twice been National Champion of Greece, a member of the Greek National Team and holds multiple other accolades.  

Gabriel obtained a Master's degree in Investment Banking and Finance from the University of Glasgow and also holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Macedonia.

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Celeste Centeno
Accounting and Compliance Analyst
Celeste Centeno
Accounting and Compliance Analyst

Celeste has 7 years of experience within Financial Services industry. She joins us from Citibank where she worked as an Internal Auditor, Business Assistant Treasury and Operational Risk & Control Officer.

Celeste graduated with a Bachelor's in Accounting from the University of Buenos Aires and  holds a Master's in Big Data and Business Intelligence from ENEB (Barcelona).

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Sonja Greenfield
Executive Assistant
Sonja Greenfield
Executive Assistant

Administration management professional with a strong generalist skillset spanning management, finance, HR, operations, marketing and project management.

Having previously worked in the health tech space assisting in launching SAAS products into the UK and USA market and the subsequent scale up of the business, Sonja joined CUDO Ventures, a de-centralized cloud computing platform, as Executive Assistant. Here she set up administrative processes to allow the business to scale smoothly, supported the senior team through investment raises and helped with their token launch and exchange listings.  

Sonja graduated in Literature and Political Philosophy from the University of Wales, holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Magazine and Online Journalism and is currently undertaking an MSc in Disaster Management and Risk Resilience.

Advisors

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Cactus Raazi
Fintech & Financial Markets
  • Ex. CEO at Amber Group
  • Founder of Elefant, first fully algorithmic corporate bond market maker software (acquired)
  • Ex MD at Goldman Sachs, Nomura, Tradeweb
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Andreas Glarner
Crypto Regulation & Law
  • Partner at MME Law Firm Switzerland, co-leading Blockchain / DLT / Fintech  
  • Smart contract expert
  • Advisor for a range of reputed projects in the field.
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Jose Neif Jury
Product Innovation & Derivatives Specialist
  • Head of the Lab at BCB Group
  • Serial entrepreneur & investor
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Claudio Schneider
Innovation & Blockchain
  • Founder & CEO of DCAP, an investment advisor for digital assets
  • Founder of i.AM Innovation Lab and MeebitsDAO
  • Ex. Barclays Capital and UBS Investment Bank
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Hansjoerg Hettich
Funding, Regulation & Innovation
  • Director of Multichain Asset Managers Association, working to transform asset management through blockchain technology
  • Experience in the alternative investment space
  • Ex Man Investments and LGT Capital Partners

Our Partners

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SCRYPT Asset Management AG (CHE-289.979.451), Dammstrasse 16, 6300 Zug, Switzerland
SCRYPT Digital Investments AG (CHE-303.372.623), Dammstrasse 16, 6300 Zug, Switzerland