Founding Member, UK Digital Currency Association
“Paul Ferris led strategy, design and development of substantial programs in Business; encompassing Finance, IT, marketing and operations; delivering growth, capital investment & profit for his clients. Since applying crypto-technologies to dealing systems over 10 years ago, his interest in block chain technologies has grown as their applications have become relevant to today’s business challenges. Since returning to London, he has led crucial government engagement (HM Treasury, Bank of England, Cabinet Office) to help develop probable the most constructive global government and regulatory regime in the UK. He is a founding member (& board member) of the UKDCA, represents the UK on the Global Blockchain Forum and the IBC.
Today he is leading ObjectChain Collab, a company that has been described as the R3cev of Identity. ObjectChain aims to reach a ‘tipping point’ for ‘Self-Sovereign Identity’, using the blockchain to provide a trust network without relying on centralised organisations. His collaborative work is open source and underpinned by open standards, and includes a formal process of engagement with regulated businesses and regulators, NGOs, governments and legal institutions around the globe.”