Teana Baker-Taylor

June 12th

Crypto Regulation and Policy: The Industry View

EXecutive Director
Global Digital Finance
Teana is the Executive Director and a Board Member of Global Digital Finance, a not-for-profit initiative fostering discussion on global policy and governance for cryptoassets with policymakers and regulators and industry participants, including some of the most influential digital currency and token companies, academics and professional services who support the industry. Teana oversees the development of the GDF Code of Conduct with the digital and crypto assets community and champions policymaker, regulator and industry outreach to build a shared understanding of the risks and opportunities presented by tokens and digital assets.

Teana is passionate about the opportunities emerging from cryptoassets - as a global formation of capital, through the tokenisation of products and services and as a burgeoning asset class. She possesses 20+ years experience in strategic partnerships, proposition development and communications, with a depth of expertise in Fintech, Crypto, Banking and Capital Markets. She leverages her experience within both the traditional finance and cryptoindustries to bridge two ecosystems with shared commercial, regulatory and reputational challenges. Teana has held senior strategy, marketing and communications positions at Coinfloor, HSBC, Citi, Fiserv and Royal Bank of Scotland.

Teana was recognised as one of the Standout 35 within the Innovate Finance 2018 Women in Fintech Powerlist of 150 of the most influential women in Fintech globally.