Digital foreign money alternate Binance Australia has appointed Leigh Travers, the previous CEO of ASX-listed blockchain firm DigitalX, as its new Govt Officer.
Travers spent seven years at DigitalX. He beforehand created a tech and funding professionals startup hub in WA and has served on the board blockchain trade physique, Blockchain Australia. Travers has offered technical, advertising and marketing and investor companies to crypto startups.
The brand new boss of the digital foreign money alternate platform mentioned the corporate’s focus aligns together with his curiosity in championing the adoption of blockchain
“Since Binance Australia launched final 12 months, it has been one of many quickest rising FinTech corporations in Australia, and for good motive. Because the launch, Binance Australia has continued to innovate and develop into a pacesetter within the digital asset trade nationally. I’ve set some excessive expectations and am trying ahead to the chance,” he mentioned.
Prime of his activity listing within the new position is rising the model and the corporate’s working relationships with regulators, Travers mentioned.
“I’ve immense perception within the high quality of service Binance Australia gives clients, and I need to make sure that each Australian seeking to put money into cryptocurrency considers our providing,” he mentioned.
“Because the market chief within the digital asset house, we’ve a duty to be concerned in serving to to form the expansion of our trade and this implies prioritising engagement and conversations with coverage makers and regulators.
“It’s important to advocate for a graduated, fit-for-purpose regulatory framework in order that Australia could be a international chief in innovation and create jobs for the long run financial system.
“I additionally consider this goes hand in hand with a dedication to rising Australia’s understanding of digital property, how they work, and safely interact with them. The workforce has been doing unbelievable work in main training masterclasses each month, and I can’t wait to take this to the following degree.”