Teana Baker-Taylor

Executive Director & Board Member, Global Digital Finance

Teana the Executive Director and a member of the Board of Global Digital Finance, a not-for-profit initiative fostering discussion on global policy and governance for cryptoassets with policymakers and regulators and industry participants, including some of the most influential digital currency and token companies, academics and professional services who support the industry. Teana oversees the development of the GDF Code of Conduct with the cryptoassets community and champions policymaker, regulator and industry outreach to build a shared understanding of the risks and opportunities presented by tokens and digital currencies.

Teana is passionate about the opportunities emerging from cryptoassets - as a global formation of capital, through the tokenisation of products and services and as a burgeoning asset class. She possesses 20+ years experience in strategic partnerships, proposition development, marketing and communications, with a depth of expertise in Fintech, Crypto, Banking and Capital Markets. She leverages her experience within both the traditional finance and crypto industries to bridge two ecosystems with shared commercial, regulatory and reputational challenges. Teana has held senior strategy, marketing and communications positions at Coinfloor, HSBC, Citi, Fiserv, Royal Bank of Scotland and Hilton Hotels.

Teana was recognised as one of the Standout 35 within the Innovate Finance 2018 Women in Fintech Powerlist of 150 of the most influential women in Fintech globally.

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