With more than 20 years experience in fintech, crypto, banking and payments Teana leverages her expertise within both the traditional finance and digital asset sectors to bridge two industries with shared commercial, regulatory and reputational challenges.
Today, Teana is the General Manager of the U.K. for Crypto.com, who with over 10 million users on its platform today, provides a powerful alternative to traditional financial services built on a solid foundation of security, privacy and compliance. Focussed on Crypto.com's vision of putting "cryptocurrency in every wallet" into reality, Teana leads the U.K. market strategy, operations, business development and regulatory affairs.
Previously, Teana was the U.K. Director for Binance responsible for its U.K. and European expansion. She led the product development of Binance.UK, a new crypto asset trading platform, as well as government relations and regulatory affairs in Europe.
Prior to Binance, Teana established Global Digital Finance, a not-for-profit global advocacy initiative fostering discussion on global policy and governance for blockchain and digital assets. As Executive Director, she worked with policymakers, regulators and industry participants to build a shared understanding of the risks and opportunities presented by tokens and digital currencies.
Teana is a frequent editorial contributor and speaker at industry events. She has been invited to present on regulatory policy by regulators and standards bodies from around the world, including IOSCO, the OECD and the World Economic Forum. She was named the 2020 Regulatory & Governance Leader of the Year by Finance Monthly, was included in the Women in Crypto 2020 longlist, as has been recognised three times as one of the Standout 35 of the most influential women in Fintech globally within the Innovate Finance Women in Fintech Powerlists.