Siân Jones


Siân heads COINsult, a regulatory compliance consultancy focusing on
virtual currencies and distributed ledger technology that advises fintech startups, governments and enterprises. She also leads the European Digital Currency and Blockchain Technology Forum, a public policy platform helping EU policymakers and legislators shape sound policy and regulation.

Siân is a member of ISO’s technical committee on DLT and sits as an
expert on its Security & Privacy and Smart Contracts study groups. She also sits on BSI’s national mirror committee, techUK’s DLT working group, and the Financial Markets Law Committee DLT working group.

She is a founding member of the UK Digital Currency Association and led
its Regulation & Banking working group (2014-2016). She contributes to leading blockchain podcast, Epicenter, and is a regular speaker and
panellist at conferences. Siân is also an Ambassador for the Emerging
Payments Association, and helped found the first publicly-quoted
blockchain technology company and the first blockchain platform
provider on the UK Government’s G-Cloud.

Her 46-year career in information technology, security, data protection
and compliance includes working in Europe, the Middle East and Asia in
industries as diverse as banking, transport, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and security.