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Cryptocurrency liquidity provider B2C2 has announced the appointment of Peter Nielsen, Ruth Wandhöfer and Phil Weisberg to its advisory board.
B2C2 is a leading cryptocurrency liquidity provider. Bridging the gap between traditional finance and cryptocurrency markets, the company is trusted by clients globally for its ability to provide seamless execution in 10+ local currencies. B2C2’s clients include hedge funds, asset managers, brokers and family offices. B2C2, based in London, was founded in 2015 by Goldman Sachs interest rate trader Max Boonen and software architect Flavio Molendini.
“I am delighted to welcome Peter Nielsen, Ruth Wandhöfer and Phil Weisberg to the B2C2 advisory board. Leaders in their field, their expertise and extensive network of industry contacts will be of immense value to B2C2 as we rapidly expand our business. This world-class team will help us bridge the gap between traditional finance and cryptocurrency markets in support of our global client base,” said Max Boonen, B2C2 founder.
“I am pleased to join the B2C2 advisory board and look forward to contributing to the company’s continued success. I have been impressed with B2C2’s fast growth and its ability to bring financial market best practice, price transparency and operational efficiency to the cryptocurrency markets,” said Peter Nielsen.
“I look forward to working with B2C2 at a time of intense innovation and evolving regulation in both traditional and new financial markets. Robust infrastructure is essential to the smooth functioning of these markets and I think that B2C2’s ability to provide seamless execution and settlement is a game changer,” said Ruth Wandhöfer.
“The team at B2C2 have established themselves as a leading cryptocurrency liquidity provider in just two years of operation, trusted by clients for their expertise in both crypto assets and traditional FX, interest rate and credit products. I am excited to be working with them,” said Phil Weisberg.
Peter Nielsen is a senior financial markets executive and board member with over 30 years’ experience in leading and advising global sales and trading and investment management businesses. Advisory positions and investments span the areas of global payments, cryptocurrency, automated trading and portfolio management. Previously, he was CEO of Markets in the investment bank at RBS. Prior to RBS, Peter spent ten years at Bank of America and Citibank. He has served on numerous public and private boards and industry bodies, including AFME, GFMA and Bank of England committees. A graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, California, he has a Masters in Finance from the University of New South Wales, Sydney.
Ruth Wandhöfer is a regulatory and fintech expert. Managing director and global head of regulatory and market strategy at Citi, she also chairs numerous industry bodies and serves on several associations and expert groups. Ruth is non-executive director at Pendo Systems, a US data analytics company, a member of the advisory board of Coinfirm, a blockchain AML and risk analytics firm, and a founding member of the Global Blockchain Business Alliance. Currently pursuing a PhD on blockchain/DLT and financial market infrastructure at CASS Business School, London, she is also fintech fellow and lecturer at the Centre for Global Finance and Technology, Imperial College Business School, London and fellow lecturer at Queen Mary London School of Law.
Phil Weisberg has led companies through start-up, strategic investment, capital raising, M&A, public offerings and turnaround. He founded FXall, the leading B2B foreign exchange platform that he grew to over $125 million in revenue and 1,300+ customers. Following a successful IPO and subsequent sale to Thomson Reuters, Phil led their multi-billion dollar FX, rates and credit business. Previously, he was managing director, global FX derivatives trading at JPMorgan. He has participated in key industry groups including the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Bank of England FX committees. Phil holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from The Cooper Union and an MBA in Finance and International Business from NYU.
B2C2 is a leading cryptocurrency liquidity provider. Bridging the gap between traditional finance and cryptocurrency markets, the company is trusted by clients globally for its ability to provide seamless execution in 10+ local currencies. B2C2’s clients include hedge funds, asset managers, brokers and family offices. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in London, B2C2 is privately held.