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Management Team

Background Information

Michael Charles Borrelli,

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

BA, MBA, MSCI, LLM

Summary

The management team solely consists of Michael Charles Borrelli. Michael Charles Borrelli, founder and Chief Executive Officer of MCB, has relevant technical and professional experience. A British national, he studied business studies and planning at the University of Liverpool from 2009 – 2012 then went on to complete a Master of Business Administration degree at London Metropolitan University from 2012 – 2014. He has always maintained an active interest in financial services regulation, by subscribing to the Economist and Financial Times to undertaking work placements with institutions based in the City of London. Michael Charles Borrelli has attained multiple academic and professional qualifications, is a member of relevant industry associations and partakes in short courses run by prestigious universities, such as the University of Oxford and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to keep their skillset, knowledge base and expertise current.

Profile:


  1. Over eight years of financial services experience covering investment business in primary and secondary capital markets at both buy-side and sell-side firms.

  2. Detailed knowledge and understanding of cryptoassets and Fixed-Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) products.

  3. Strong advisory background predominantly in the Foreign Exchange (FX) and commodities markets.

  4. An acute attention to detail together with excellent analytical, communication and computer skills.


Work experience:


  1. Senior positions as a compliance specialist held at three Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulated firms (investment firm and Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (UCITS) management company).

  2. One position held as a senior operations officer at a Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP).

  3. Multiple contract positions held across back, middle and front-office functions.


Professional Qualification:  


  1. Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI): Investment Compliance Diploma).

Education:


  1. International Compliance Association: ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance

  2. Oxford University: Oxford FinTech Programme (Short course)

  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): Cryptocurrency (Short course).

  4. BPP Law School: Master of Laws (LLM): Financial Regulation and Compliance.

  5. London Metropolitan University:  Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA).

  6. University of Liverpool:  Bachelor of Arts Degree – BA (Hons).

Hard Skills:


  1. Sales and business development

  2. Operational leadership

  3. Deep crypto expertise

  4. Project management, rigorous analysis, and critical thinking

Soft Skills:

  1. Adaptability

  2. Critical thinking

  3. Communication

  4. Quick problem solving

  5. Creativity

  6. Teamwork

  7. Accountability

  8. Organisation

  9. Ability to identify immediate commercial needs

  10. Continuously ingesting new information

  11. Networking

  12. Leadership

 

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