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Rene Michau

Rene Michau

Global Head, Digital Assets, Standard Chartered Bank

René Michau is Global Head of Digital Assets for the Standard Chartered banking group working across the bank to lead innovation and delivery to provide clients with safe access to digital asset solutions. René previously led the establishment of the Fintech Banking business at SC and has worked across Financial Markets, Transaction Banking, Risk and Technology for several banks including HSBC, ANZ and NAB. His early career was spent as an Officer in the Australian Defence Force.

René co-chairs the Global Digital Finance (GDF) FI Crypto Working Group and the Institute of International Finance (IIF) Digital Assets Forum. René is also a member of the Digital Asset Markets sub-committee of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)’s Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC).

René is an active member of the Fintech and Crypto community and is passionate about the empowerment of the amazing women in crypto and fintech.