American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has hired a new UK compliance chief with three decades of industry experience.
New employee Mark Kelly joins the prestigious Crypto startup after nearly five years as a director of London-based Abide Financial. According to his LinkedIn profile, Kelly joined the stock exchange this month.
While at Abide, Kelly advised clients on regulatory compliance issues such as anti-money laundering rules, the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation.
Overall, he has more than 30 years of compliance and audit experience with a number of reputable financial firms including Grant Thornton, Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers