Working at Digital Catapult as Lead Technologist in Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology, Rob is involved in developing new programmes that help groups from multiple sectors explore the potential of this technology to unlock economic growth for the UK. Prior to joining, he co-founded the Imperial College Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering in 2014, the aim of which was to create a cross-disciplinary academic focal point for blockchain research in London. He is an active member of the UK Government’s Community of Interest in the subject and has been invited to speak on the transformative potential of blockchain and distributed ledger technology at multiple international events. Rob’s background is in medicine, having qualified as a doctor in 2003 with degrees from Oxford University and Imperial College.
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