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14 - 17 June 2022
InterContinental Hotel, Berlin

Tim Grant
Head of EMEA at Galaxy Digital

Profile

Tim Grant is Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa for Galaxy Digital, a diversified financial services and investment management company in the digital asset, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technology sectors. In this role, Tim oversees the expansion of the firm’s existing presence in Europe across all business lines, including: Trading, Research, Asset Management, Principal Investments, Venture Capital, Investment Banking, and Mining.

Prior to joining Galaxy Digital, Tim was the Chief Executive Officer of SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the Swiss regulated digital asset exchange of SIX Group, where helped drive SDX’s efforts to launch the first fully regulated institutional digital asset exchange and CSD. Overseeing a team of 100 professionals, Tim helped SDX create partnerships with leading financial institutions around the world to bring the next generation of equity, debt, derivative and fund based digital assets into global capital markets.

Before heading SDX, Tim served as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of DrumG Technologies, a builder and operator of enterprise distributed ledger- and blockchain-based applications and networks for the global financial services industry. While at DrumG Technologies, Tim helped build the Titanium Network, a decentralized, anonymous, and cryptographically secured OTC consensus data solution for investment bank trading and valuation operations, which includes Credit Suisse as a network founding institution.

Tim has also served as Chief Executive Officer of the R3 Lab and Research Center, which is focused on bringing global financial institutions, established and startup technology companies, regulators and central banks together to research, develop, and produce new distributed ledger technologies and methodologies. In this role, Tim managed sales and investor and client relationships for all R3 products and services. Before that, Tim was a Managing Director at UBS O’Connor, a $6.5bn multi-strategy hedge fund, where he was Head of Quantitative Research and Head of Technology.

Tim began his career at UBS AG, where he eventually served as Managing Director, reporting directly to the Group Executive Board during the global financial crisis and ran the UBS Delta Americas portfolio solutions business within UBS Investment Bank.                                        

Tim has a MA in Materials Science and Metallurgy from the Trinity Hall at the University of Cambridge and a MSc in Financial Engineering from the Birkbeck College at the University of London.

Agenda Sessions

  • Cryptocurrencies are here to stay: how will tokenization revolutionise the private equity industry from fundraising to transaction management?

    12:15