Team

Leading experts in finance, regulations, compliance, investing, technology and crypto

Mike Kessler

Mike Kessler

Founder & CEO

With 20 years in investment management industry, Michael has gone on to build several successful businesses. He has worked in the blockchain space since 2015 looking at creating secondary markets for crowdfunded companies, and recently has lectured on tokenised securities highlighting the importance of regulations and compliance.

Martin Graham

Martin Graham

Chairman of the Advisory Board

Martin has a huge depth of experience in business strategy and finance, having held a number of senior positions in the financial services industry including the London Stock Exchange, AIM and numerous board appointments including Borsa Italiana, FTSE International, and the Moscow Stock Exchange.

Simon Telfer

Simon Telfer

COO

Director at CGI, technology evangelist, crypto enthusiast and entrepreneur with 25+ years’ experience trying to keep IT simple. He has an extensive knowledge of the crypto and blockchain world and has deployed global programmes in blockchain, cloud & digital services, cyber security and application management.

Ben Tubey

Ben Tubey

CTO/Insights Manager

Ben is currently CEO at Straight 8 industries and Twisted7.com. He has worked alongside Mike since 2009 and has built several businesses in the technology space, primarily focusing on Big Data and market analytics. He has also been responsible for tracking market manipulation with the Australian National Stock Exchange.

Yale ReiSoleil

Yale ReiSoleil

Director of Business Development

Yale is the CEO of IOB LLC which invests in innovative and regulated businesses that show promise in the blockchain world. He brings a wide breadth of connections and communities together and sees the global vision in creating partnerships and alliances with in the crypto industry.

Avron Goss

Avron Goss

Commercial Director

Avron has 25 years of experience encompassing managing all levels of large-scale projects across all areas of the business, including end-to-end responsibility for budgeting, strategy, commercial negotiations, marketing and sales, operations and product development.

Jessica Talbot

Jessica Talbot

Compliance and Programme Management

Jessica has worked in the UK financial services industry for 10+ years, specialising in compliance, risk & audit and training. Having worked for one of the UK’s biggest insurance brands, she offers a wealth of experience in programme management, operational support for both front and back office and customer experience.

Lizanne Wood

Lizanne Wood

Regulatory Compliance and Legal Counsel

Liz is the legal counsel at Kession/Tokenise. Prior to joining Tokenise, Liz worked at the Gibraltar’s Financial Services Commission as a regulatory officer dealing with international regulators and for a major crowdfunding platform in the UK, as head of legal. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Oxford University.

Laura Wright

Laura Wright

CFO

Laura has 12+ years’ experience in finance and has been working with Kession for six years. Coming from a background dealing in high volume transactions she is perfectly placed to deal with the treasury management and the trading flows of the business.

Charles Chauhan

Charles Chauhan

Director of International Relations (Kession & DAXNET)

Charles was born into a diplomatic household. He has been involved in property development and has developed projects across the globe. He is actively involved the blockchain world, advising companies and developing their models. He has also previously been active in the payments sector and loyalty schemes on a global basis.

Amrit Lall

Amrit Lall

Director of International Operations (Kession & DAXNET)

Amrit has a wealth of experience in operations, consultancy and team management. At the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Bank, Amrit worked on investment management projects and programme management. She also spent time at Misys Banking Systems, providing software, operational support and management consultancy.

Simon Keiro-Watson

Simon Keiro-Watson

Exchange Listings Manager

Simon has significant experience in the listings space and headed and advised regulated stock exchanges throughout Europe. He understands and helps guide the listings process to ensure it is robust and has the relevant governance and compliance rules in place.

Panna Gohil

Panna Gohil

Senior Compliance and Monitoring Officer

Panna has over ten years’ experience in regulatory compliance and risk at UBS specialising in monitoring and supervision. Panna is responsible in Kession for compliance monitoring and surveillance.

Richard Wood

Richard Wood

Senior Compliance Officer

Richard has experience working with crowdfunding platforms and has worked for the FSC in Gibraltar. He is responsible for financial promotions and compliance oversight.

Constantine Milias

Constantine Milias

Investment Analyst

With a MSc in Financial Economics, Constantine has developed experience in due diligence, onboarding and compliance monitoring. He is also responsible for operating our RegTech solution.

Alexander Timotheou

Alexander Timotheou

Project Manager

Having recently graduated with a degree in finance and economics, Alex works on our token projects to review, prepare and manage execution for listing on suitable exchanges.

Magdalena Bak

Magdalena Bak

Compliance Assistant

Magdalena has several years’ experience in compliance related roles and manages the conflicts of interest register for internal and external roles. She also possesses strong administrative skills and assists in several regulatory related tasks.

Tal Shechtman

Tal Shechtman

Business Development (Israel based)

Tal brings numerous connections to both Kession and Tokenise. Based in lsrael, Tal has acted as a speech writer and worked at a governmental level, and has been involved in the blockchain space for nearly three years.

Mark Musson

Mark Musson

Data Analytics and Blockchain Development

Mark has been involved in data analytics and has built big data and exchange related projects on the blockchain. He helps oversee the technology aspect of our projects and will assist in the development of the secondary exchange marketplace.

Andrew Price

Andrew Price

Human Resources

Andrew has been involved in HR for over 20 years bringing a wealth of experience to the company. Andrew manages our recruitment process the oversight of the HR function for Tokenise and other tech related businesses.

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