Lawrence has over four years experience in the digital asset space. Prior to joining Fortitude Circle, Lawrence headed up a team of consultants on a Fintech research project for Capco evaluating the modernisation of outdated payment systems using blockchain technology. Following this, Lawrence relocated to Barbados to consult with Bitt Inc. on the digitisation of fiat currencies throughout the Caribbean basin. Whilst there, he co-authored the white paper on Central Bank Digital Cash Issuance and advised on international regulatory developments within the cryptocurrency and digital asset space. Inspired by innovation and developments in the industry, Lawrence founded an international cryptocurrency support, education and crowd research community comprising over 900 participants across 23 countries. Lawrence has been a repeat early-investor in multiple digital asset protocols, and brings his knowledge and experience of investing in digital assets, networking and community management to the FC team. Lawrence is a graduate from Imperial College London, with an MSc in Economics & Strategy for Business, and a BA (Hons) in Business. He is also enrolled in the CAIA program.