Paul MathiesonFounder, Chairman & CEO
Mr. Mathieson is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Investment Evolution Coin Ltd. and serves on the Board of Directors.
Mr. Mathieson is also currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mr. Amazing Loans Corporation, a public SEC reporting US company listed on OTCQB (MRAL). Previously in 2005, Mr. Mathieson founded the Amazing Loans consumer finance business in Australia in 2005 and the Mr. Amazing Loans consumer finance business in the United States in 2010. In recognition of Amazing Loans’ success, Mr. Mathieson was awarded Ernst & Young's 2007 Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Eastern Region). Mr. Mathieson has over 23 years finance industry experience in blockchain/cryptocurrencies, lending, funds management, stock market research and investment banking. His career has included positions as Financial Analyst/Institutional Dealer with Daiwa Securities from 1995 to 1995, Head of Research for Hogan & Partners from 1995 to 2000, and Stockbroker and Investment Banking Associate with ING Barings from 2000 to 2001. In addition, from 2002 to 2010, Mr. Mathieson was the Founder and Managing Director of IE Portfolio Warrants, a funds management business that offered high return and leveraged structured Australian equities products.
Mr. Mathieson received a Bachelor of Commerce from Bond University, Queensland, Australia in 1994 and a Master's Degree of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia in 2000.
Mr. Prasad is the Chief Operating Officer of Investment Evolution Coin Ltd.
Previously Mr. Prasad has worked as an auditor in Strategic Growth Markets for Ernst & Young, and in Corporate Finance for KPMG and BDO. Mr. Prasad also spent 4 years as VP Corporate Finance for fintech consumer finance company Mr. Amazing Loans, where his roles included capital raising, marketing, online customer acquisition and business development. Mr. Prasad has also provided management consulting services to a variety of clients, specializing in consumer finance companies and technology startups.
Mr. Prasad holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Bond University, a Masters of Finance (Corporate Finance) from the University of New South Wales, and a Postgraduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.
Raj Chowdhury is the Managing Director of HashCash Consultants and a Blockchain and Bitcoin pioneer. During his tenure at ICICI Bank, India's largest private sector Bank, Raj pioneered the first interbank Trade Finance and Remittance implementation of Blockchain Technology between ICICI Bank in India and Emirates NBD in UAE. He was also the first in the country to take a Blockchain payment wallet to production. Chowdhury is an eminent voice in Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies globally and actively engages with policy makers in this area. He is a contributor to Economic Times, Business World and advises industry leaders in adoption of Blockchain. Author of the book 'The Dark Secret of the Silicon Valley', Raj is an investor in blockchain and cryptocurrency companies and an active member of the philanthropic community.
Ishan Roy has a rich experience working with Banking IT systems and infrastructure and has implemented several banking products from planning to production. He led the team that took the first blockchain wallet to production at ICICI Bank. Additionally he managed the blockchain trade and remittance project which was the first of its kind in India.
Chris Vassallo holds an MBA from Henley Management College (Henley-on-Thames UK) in 2014 he lobbied the Government of Malta to adopt the concept to create a legal framework for the Blockchain invention, this idea developed into the Mata National Blockchain Strategy Memorandum which was approved by the Cabinet in March 2017, He built the original team that produced this strategy and is actively involved with four acts of legislation drafted and approved for the blockchain sector. Chris is co-founder of the Blockchain Malta Association and the founder of the Blockchain Industry workshop with the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA). The mass adoption of cryptocurrencies and the development of the Blockchain industry is his life purpose.