Alex Arkentis



Alex is a serial technology entrepreneur and investor. Over the past ten years he has co-founded, worked and invested in some of UK's and Europe's most successful start-ups. Specialised in leading commercial teams.

Riccardo Ravaro

Lead Developer


Riccardo is a web development expert with more than 15 years of web application development experience. He is a technical lead on several enterprise projects in the UK.

Jesus Esteve


Jesus is a co-founder of Neolith where he recently led the team responsible for the majority stake sale of the business. He is an entrepreneur and angel investor with a proven track record of success.

Areas of expertise are business development and distribution from strategy definition to execution in new and emerging markets.

Sigfried Legeay


Sigfried has fifteen years of experience in financial markets. Prior co-founding CanXchange he worked until 2016 as a trader (EQF/FX) at the top tier European bank, BNP Paribas. He also held other trading positions at proprietary trading boutiques in London.

Mary Dodman

Senior Marketing & Communications Manager

Mary has 10 years of marketing, communications and brand 

leadership experience developing and executing strategies globally. Her expertise was gained having spent the bulk of her career at British luxury brand Burberry as well as consulting for a number of cross sector B2C and B2B brands. 

Valentin Pierburg


Valentin is a co-founder and chairman of Lakestreet Capital Partners AG, an activist investment firm based in Zug, Switzerland. Beyond this Valentin has also become an active venture capital investor in a variety of technology start-ups. He has vast experience in capital raising and corporate strategy.

George Popov


George has ten years of experience in financial markets. Prior to co-founding CanXchange, George worked in Sales and Trading in top tier banks including Barclays Capital and Merrill Lynch. In the last 3 years George has been heavily involved with many start-ups helping them develop their business.

Joe Spencer

Hemp Advisor


Joe has sixteen years of experience in the legal cannabis  industries. During the past six years he has focused on advising non-profit organisation, farms, extraction facilities, and parliament members. Specialised in leading hemp pilot projects internationally. 

Claire Cummings


Claire is a solicitor who has over 20 years’ experience in financial services for alternative investments.  She acts for funds, fund managers, brokers and distributors in a range of asset classes including hedge, CTA, FICC and crypto.  She has spent time as in-house counsel, director and compliance officer of a CTA advising on a wide range of transactions and as managing partner of law firms for alternative assets.