Diginex appoints Shane Edwards as Head of Investment Products

Diginex appoints Shane Edwards as Head of Investment Products
29.01.2020 09:04 am

Diginex appoints Shane Edwards as Head of Investment Products

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Diginex, a digital asset financial services and advisory company, has appointed Shane Edwards as Head of Investment Products, based in London. In this role, Mr. Edwards will help to drive the transformation of the traditional financial industry into the digital era utilizing the full capabilities of Diginex. Specifically, he will be responsible for overseeing the design and delivery of innovative investment products within a regulated environment.

Prior to joining Diginex, Mr. Edwards was Managing Director at UBS Investment Bank where he held various senior roles including Global Head of Solutions and Structuring and Global Head of Equity Derivatives. His overall financial markets career spans 20 years, including experience at Deutsche Bank, RBS/ABN Amro and Macquarie Bank where he held various derivatives structuring and trading roles.

Mr. Edwards will report to Mr. Richard Byworth, CEO at Diginex and will also join the firm’s Executive Committee. His initial focus will be on improving investor accessibility to digital assets, including via traditional exchanges, as well as integrating Diginex’s own digital asset exchange with strategic distribution partners seeking to evolve their existing offering.

 “As we see increased institutional interest in this new asset class, we felt it imperative that our product suite caters to that incoming demand. Shane has been involved in structuring innovative investment products throughout his career in financial services. We are delighted to welcome him to our growing team, and we look forward to leveraging his experience as we continue to expand,” says Mr. Byworth. 

“I’m excited to join the Diginex team at this pivotal moment where investors are seeking to embrace the evolution of finance into the digital era. I see Diginex as a unique confluence of experienced financial markets professionals and cutting edge programmers working seamlessly to deliver state of the art capabilities, able to digitise a range of interesting assets and even information more generally, to deliver a truly transformational set of investment products and solutions,” adds Mr. Edwards.

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