Quantum Blockchain Technologies appoints Mark Trafeli as non-exec director
The board of Quantum Blockchain Technologies (LON:QBT) today announced the appointment of Mark Trafeli as non-executive director with immediate effect.
Mr Trafeli is a lawyer qualified in England and Wales, California and New York. Based in London, he has extensive expertise in regulation, compliance and corporate governance.
He is currently General Counsel for the Broadway Gaming Group, an enterprise in the online gaming sector with operations in multiple countries and licences from the Gambling Commission of Great Britain. He also maintains a private law practice that he established in 2008 advising on UK and USA-related financial services, stock exchange regulation, commercial contracts, M&A, corporate governance, compliance, and litigation.
Previously, he served as General Counsel and Interim Head of Compliance at RJ O’Brien Europe, a London based FCA regulated clearing firm with multiple exchange memberships and General Counsel to First World Trader (Pty) Limited, a leading South African global fintech company best known for its Easy Equities platform.
Mark Trafeli holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science and a Juris Doctor (JD) in law, both from the University of Michigan.
Francesco Gardin, CEO and Executive Chairman commented:
“I am pleased that Mark has joined our board, as a NED, bringing his extensive UK and US corporate experience. Moreover, having lived and worked in Italy, Mark is fluent in Italian, which is a great positive when working with the R&D team, part of which is based in the Milan area, and our Italian lawyers who are pursuing our current Italian litigation claims. As a lawyer, Mark has the perfect background to deal particularly with corporate governance ,legal and regulatory matters . I look forward to an excellent working relationship.”