Cryptocurrency Firm Taps FX Expertise for Advisory Board

Cryptocurrency liquidity provider B2C2 has announced the appointment of Peter Nielsen, Ruth Wandhöfer and Phil Weisberg to its advisory board.

Nielsen was previously CEO of markets in the investment bank at RBS. Prior to RBS, he spent 10 years at Bank of America and Citibank in their FX businesses, Nielsen has also served on numerous public and private boards and industry bodies, including AFME, GFMA and Bank of England committees. 

Weisberg founded FXall and became global head of Thomson Reuters FX business when the company bought FXall – he left the firm last year. Previously, he was managing director, global FX derivatives trading at JPMorgan. Weisberg has participated in key industry groups including the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Bank of England FX committees

Wandhöfer is a regulatory and fintech expert. Managing director and global head of regulatory and market strategy at Citi, she also chairs numerous industry bodies and serves on several associations and expert groups. She is also non-executive director at Pendo Systems, a US data analytics company, a member of the advisory board of Coinfirm, a blockchain AML and risk analytics firm, and a founding member of the Global Blockchain Business Alliance.  

“I am delighted to welcome Peter Nielsen, Ruth Wandhöfer and Phil Weisberg to the B2C2 advisory board,” says Max Boonen, B2C2 founder. “Leaders in their field, their expertise and extensive network of industry contacts will be of immense value to B2C2 as we rapidly expand our business. This world-class team will help us bridge the gap between traditional finance and cryptocurrency markets in support of our global client base.” 

Nielsen says, “I have been impressed with B2C2’s fast growth and its ability to bring financial market best practice, price transparency and operational efficiency to the cryptocurrency markets.” 

Wandhöfer adds, “I look forward to working with B2C2 at a time of intense innovation and evolving regulation in both traditional and new financial markets. Robust infrastructure is essential to the smooth functioning of these markets and I think that B2C2’s ability to provide seamless execution and settlement is a game changer.”

For his part, Weisberg says, The team at B2C2 have established themselves as a leading cryptocurrency liquidity provider in just two years of operation, trusted by clients for their expertise in both crypto assets and traditional FX, interest rate and credit products.  I am excited to be working with them.”

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