DR. ORIOL CAUDEVILLA, LL.B., MBA, PhD. https://www.linkedin.com/in/oriolcaudevilla/ www.oriolcaudevilla.com
FinTech Advisor, Management & Strategy Consultant and Researcher (Digital Banking and Finance, Central Bank Digital Currencies, Blockchain, Crypto and M&A). Dr. Oriol is a very influential voice in the FinTech area, having advised many companies and with a very extensive network across the globe. Oriol works as Board Director and Co-Leader of the Financial Inclusion and CBDCs Working Groups at the Global Impact FinTech (GIFT) Forum, Chairman of the Private Digital Euro Working Group at the Digital Euro Association (D€A), Member of the Board of Advisors at Blockchain for Europe (BC4EU), Strategic Advisor at a Hong Kong-based WealthTech company, ETFCool, Strategic Advisor at Alpha Bright Asset Management (Hong Kong), Research Contributor at the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), Mentor at R3 (Singapore), Mentor at Cyberport (Hong Kong), Mentor at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP), FinTech Mentor at F10 Incubator & Accelerator (Singapore), Blockchain Mentor at Tribe (Singapore) and also FinTech Mentor at Rise by Barclays (London and Mumbai).
Oriol is Fellow at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), as well as Honorary Fellow at the Asian Institute of International Financial Law -AIIFL- at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He is member of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong, the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) as well as FinTech Australia. Furthermore, he publishes articles in several international media and has been cited by several international media, such as Reuters, Forbes Middle East, the South China Morning Post (SCMP), Outlook India, China Daily, Asian Investor, Forkast News and Cointelegraph. He is also a well-known international speaker: he was named Asian FinTech Speaker of the Year (2021) by FASTER Community, and has participated in over 150 international conferences since 2020 talking about Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), Blockchain, Blockchain in Islamic Banking and Finance, the Chinese Financial System, Digital Yuan and others. He has also been invited to give classes at several top universities and business schools such as The University of Hong Kong (HKU), Asian Institute of Management (AMI), The University of British Columbia (UBC), ESADE Business School, Singapore Management University (SMU), Peking University and many others. He started his own Podcast, A Digital Tomorrow, in December 2021. As of today, its YouTube channel has over 5,000 subscribers and his views regularly reach over 1,000 views. In his podcast, he has interviewed CEOs, Central Bankers, Ambassadors…