Robert Bell, Founder, CEO
An international award winning financial innovator, Robert is an experienced business leader with proven expertise in the energy, technology, trade, cyber security, economics, banking and digital financial infrastructure sectors.
Robert guides regulatory policy formation and national regulatory operations and is invited to speak regularly as an expert on digital financial security and international payments exchange and financial inclusion at world leader forums including: The G20, United Nations, Commonwealth Heads of Government, The International Monetary Fund, The World Bank, The Asian Development Bank, and other global financial institutions.
Robert was twice the NZ Hi-Tech Young Achiever of the Year (2012, 2013), twice listed in the Top Banking Executives to Watch (2013, 2014) by Bank Innovation Magazine, and in 2017 won a New Zealander of the Year Medal for services to local communities.
Robert holds degrees in both Finance and Economics, is a graduate of Stanford University’s Advanced Financial & Quantitative Engineering program, and studied Cyber Security, Policy and Network Resiliency at M.I.T.