Meet our Team

Founders

Rachid Ajaja

Founder
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Rachid is a serial entrepeneur with an obsession for modelling, analytics…

Matthijs de Vries

Founder
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Matthijs has managed the product development of one of the largest Dutch…
I.N. A. Ghaddar, PhD
Founder
Chief Investment Officer (CIO)
Before co-founding AllianceBlock, Amber was a fixed-income trader at JP Morgan…
Executive Team
Anders Christensen
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO),
Head of Ecosystem

20+ years in Banking, Wealth Management & Fintech…

Gerben van den Bergh
Chief Innovation Officer (CIO)
20+ years of professional experience, mainly as a…
Houman Falakshahi
Chief Research Officer (CRO)

PhD in Quantum Mechanics ENS Quant 18+ years. Expert…

Matthieu Mariapragassam
Head of Quantitative Analytics
PhD in Mathematics Oxford Quant 10+ years. Experience…
Christen Oesterbye
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Technology leader with 25+ years of experience from…
Ed Newey
Chief HR Officer (CHRO)
15+ years of experience across the core pillars of HR…
Advisory Board
Alexander Seel
Strategic Advisor

Director, Legend Holding
International career with 20 years of experience in…
Luke Lombe
Strategic Blockchain Advisor

Co-Founder, MYNTD
Luke Lombe is the Co-Founder of MYNTD, a…
Micha Willemse
Strategy and Growth

Entrepeneur
Investor
COO, RoamlerTech

Micha is an experienced entrpeneur, specialized in…

Pranav Sharma
Strategic Advisor

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Woodstock Fund
Pranav has over a decade & a half year leadership…
David Atkinson
Strategic Advisor

Commercial Director, Holochain
Co-Founder Blockleaders

David loves to help people and business driven by…

Abdelhak Benkerroum
Business Development and Strategy

Entrepeneur
Visiting Professor
Author
Abdel is the Founder and Director of Eastheimer…
Chris Laurent
Strategic Advisor

Vertical Lead, Fintech/Kickstart

Swiss Zurich-based passionate participant in the…

Partnerships