London, 17 May 2022. BCB Group, the leading provider of business accounts and trading services for the digital asset economy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Natasha Powell as Chief Compliance Officer. Natasha will lead the firm’s initiatives to fulfil the highest standards in financial services with regulatory risk management.
Formerly a European regulatory policy expert at the Financial Services Authority (the precursor to the Financial Conduct Authority) Natasha went on to spend 10 years in senior compliance roles in RBS, Schroders and Barclays Capital. Most recently Natasha led her own independent consultancy specialising in regulatory transformation and innovation and providing regulatory compliance and financial crime prevention management advice to European hedge funds, asset managers and prime brokerage firms. Natasha will be responsible for managing the company’s global compliance and financial crime prevention governance framework throughout the entire enterprise at an exciting time in BCB Group’s growth trajectory, as institutions seek European regulatory-first services to enter the crypto market.
BCB Group’s Founder and CEO, Oliver von Landsberg-Sadie comments: “We are incredibly honoured to welcome Natasha as BCB Group prepares to roll out new products and services later this year. Our regulatory-first ethos drives us to set the bar for the industry, with best in class banking and payments infrastructure for the crypto market. Natasha is an industry leader, a compliance expert with a demonstrated track record in providing the oversight that will ensure the continued success of our group entities and our customers.”
Natasha Powell, Chief Compliance Officer, BCB Group adds: “BCB Group is an established leader in the institutional crypto space and by taking on the heavy-lifting and cost burden associated with regulatory compliance, our customers are given the freedom to focus on the opportunities and best returns available through BCB’s ground breaking products and services. My appointment comes at a time when institutional demand is reaching a high-point with education and compliance becoming a priority for the industry at large. I’m delighted to have joined BCB Group’s exceptional team and look forward to making a real difference at such a pivotal time.”
About BCB Group
BCB Group is the world’s leading crypto-dedicated payment services provider, serving many of the industry’s largest clients including Bitstamp, FTX, Crypto.com, Fireblocks, Galaxy, Gemini, Huobi and Kraken. BCB Group provides payment services in 25+ currencies, FX, cryptocurrency liquidity, digital asset custody and BLINC, which is BCB’s free, instant settlements network for the BCB client ecosystem.
Responding to institutional demand for operational best practice in digital asset markets, BCB Group was created by established thought leaders in finance, regulation and technology. Founded in the UK and developed to encompass key relationships across global financial services communities, BCB Group is well positioned as one of the first multi-jurisdictional regulated cryptocurrency service firms. BCB Group’s executive team have worked for Barclays, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Investec, Lloyds Commercial Bank, Norton Rose Fulbright, FIS and Sun Life of Canada.
BCB’s mission is to connect and bank the global crypto industry.
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