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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.