Swissquote announced the hire of a dedicated Head of Digital Assets.
Since July 2017, it has been possible for the firm’s private clients to invest in cryptocurrencies. Now, Swissquote is also offering institutional clients the opportunity to enter into professional crypto-trading and custody, to drive its digital business forward.
Chris Thomas will take on this task as Head of Digital Assets. He will focus on expanding the institutional product range, mainly offering services to asset managers, hedge funds, private banks and family offices.
Chris has over 20 years of professional experience in the financial industry, having previously worked in Sales and Trading for European investment banks in London as well as running European Innovation for Fidelity Investments and building some successful startups.
Chris also co-founded 2013 Monito, a Lausanne based comparison page for international money transfer services
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