Meet the team

Leadership Team

Brian McNulty


20+ years buy-side/fund admin, last 3 specialising in blockchain as Global Head of Services at R3.

Serial entrepreneurial success (start-up to exit).

Stephen Caplen


A Chartered Accountant with 25+ years in Financial Services including 16 years in CFO roles.

Consultant CFO to multiple startup fintech businesses.

Reyer Kooy

Executive Program Director

20+ years of investment management experience with senior roles at JPM, Credit Suisse and DWS.

Director and former Chair of IMMFA.

Chris Baldwin

Chris Baldwin

Technology Manager

Leads the FAC product delivery and technology team.

20+ years delivering technology solutions for buy-side business operations.

Krishna Patel

Compliance & Regulatory

17+ years fund administration compliance and senior roles at Fidelity.
Broad Expertise in client services, operations and transfer agency.

Ian Hunt

Product Design

30+ years buy-side/fund admin, last 3 in DLT.

Senior advisory roles at HSBC, M&G, Insight, RLAM, RBS.

Advisory Team

David Rutter


CEO of R3.

30+ years Wall Street top institutions.

10+ as CEO of Electronic Broking at ICAP and previous as co-owner of Prebon Yamane.

Frank Tong

Board Member

Managing Partner of QBN Capital.

Former Global Head of Innovation and Strategic Investment in HSBC.

Iain Willis

Board Member

25+ years senior roles in the finance industry including two successful startups.

Founder and Director at Quai Administration Services.

Ming Shu

Board Member

Partner at Lingfeng Capital with over 17 years of global investment experience.

Previously held senior positions at SF Express, Alibaba and Ant Financial.

Pete Townsend


25+ years funds, last 4 in blockchain/start-up growth.

Former head of product and solutions BNP Paribas SS.

Mark Harrison


30+ years funds, last 3 in blockchain/start-up growth.

Senior strategy roles at BNP Paribas, Hermes, AMP AM.

Philea Chim


Senior Vice President at QBN Capital.

Board advisor for multiple technology companies in cybersecurity, blockchain and cryptography fields.

Kevin Lee


30+ years buy-side/fund admin & Co-founder of Calastone. 

Helped transform the Funds industry by connecting the world’s largest community of funds.