As regulators and lawmakers continue to develop frameworks and guidance involving digital assets, actively engaging with policymakers and the government will be crucial. Michelle has significant experience engaging policymakers both in the United States and globally. She is a financial services lawyer, policy expert and former regulator who most recently advised Bloomberg LP’s business on global financial regulation and evolving market structure as the Deputy Head of Global Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, Michelle served at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the United States Senate Banking Committee and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
She will leverage her deep expertise to provide regulatory and policy support for the creation of trading solutions and financial infrastructure as Blockchain builds out its product suite for institutional clients.
“Michelle has spent her entire career in law and policy, and I’m proud to welcome her to Blockchain where she will advocate for sound public policy in the digital asset space. In her new role, she will help to inform legislation and rulemaking initiatives and help foster innovation and growth in the industry,” said Marco Santori, President and Chief Legal Officer at Blockchain.
“It is an honor to join Blockchain, the leading software provider for digital currency and distributed ledger technology,” said Michelle Bond, Global Head of Policy. “I look forward to engaging with policymakers around the world to create a more modern and inclusive financial system, and am excited to leverage my public and private sector experience in this new role.”