Giles Watkins joins EQIBank as Advisor to the Board
From: Clinton Nicholson – Northern Hemisphere Marketing Manager
Date: 23nd, May 2018
Giles sits on the ISO Standards Boards for Blockchain. 21 years with Ernst & Young, qualifying as a chartered accountant before moving into business and technology risk management and advisory services. Giles also founded and led Ernst & Young’s Technology Due Diligence and Post-Transaction Advisory practice, which became the largest such practice in the world advising on over 500 corporate and private equity transactions. More recently Giles founded a Privacy Advisory business which was acquired by KPMG. Giles is also an experienced Board Member with a strong Entrepreneurial and Professional Services background. He has deep credentials in Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance and Accounting, Technology Strategy, Risk Management, Privacy, Digital Identity and Cyber Security across multiple sectors and geographies.
Giles brings years of real-world Tech experience to EQIBank and stands to bring the company’s technology solutions to the forefront of the Blockchain and to the financial world.
EQIBank Aims to Launch the World’s First Licensed And Fully Regulated Offshore Bank Providing:
• Private and Corporate Banking
• Cryptocurrency Exchange
• Cryptocurrency Custody
• Fiat and Cryptocurrency Lending
• Bank Insured Wallet and Cold Storage
• Blockchain Settlement and Clearing
EQIBank will license its technology to other financial institutions and enable them to use EQI Tokens for settlements and payments.
Imagine a financial institution that is safe, lean and secure. An institution that combines the speed and reach of global communication with the simplicity and finality of cash payments. Where transaction fees are reduced to virtually nothing, because it requires no effort to process the transaction. EQIBank will provide innovative banking, trading, custody, lending, clearing and settlement services for fiat and cryptocurrencies and will address certain limitations of fiat banking and blockchain technology by modernising, streamlining and simplifying the siloed design of the financial industry infrastructure with a shared fabric of common information. EQIBank is well positioned to assist with championing blockchain innovation, supporting greater scalability and providing a trusted regulatory ecosystem to bridge interoperability with fiat currencies. EQIBank will provide a seamless fusion of new technology and centuries of market experience that ultimately benefits clients with safety, security, lower costs and faster transaction speeds. As a result, clients only need one banking relationship for their entire fiat, cryptocurrency and digital asset ecosystem.