Simon Chantry, Partner. Simon has over 6 years in the crypto-asset space, co-founding the Caribbean’s first digital currency company which has since gone on to provide blockchain-based Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) issuance services for Central Banks in the Caribbean. Simon has held multiple roles with Bitt since inception, including Director, COO, and CBDO. Simon’s engineering and systems commissioning background enables him to effectively assess, design, manage, and optimize systems. A frequent panelist at the OECD’s blockchain policy forums, and advisor to multiple blockchain related enterprises, Simon brings his knowledge of many aspects of the digital asset industry, as well as operations management and technical design abilities to Fortitude Circle.