Cardano Foundation is a blockchain and cryptocurrency organisation based in Zug, Switzerland. The Cardano Foundation is dedicated to act as an objective, supervisory and educational body for the Cardano Protocol and its associated ecosystem; and also serve the Cardano community by creating an environment where advocates can aggregate and collaborate.
The Foundation aims to influence and progress the emerging commercial & legislative landscape for blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. It’s strategy is to pro-actively approach government and regulatory bodies and to form strategic partnerships with businesses, enterprises and other open-source projects.
The Foundation's core mission is to "standardise, protect and promote" the Cardano Protocol technology.
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To Protect, Enhance and
Evolve the Cardano Ecosystem
To Act as a Cryptocurrency
To Study and Propose
To Serve as an Objective Organization
for Enterprises to Join
To Aggregate, Educate
and Grow the Cardano Community
Cardano Foundation Council Members & Organisation
Michael Parsons FCA
Chairman & Executive Director
Michael Parsons, a UK qualified Chartered Accountant (FCA) and founder member of the UK DCA, is a well-known and respected independent Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency Advisor, Entrepreneur and experienced Presenter.
Previously a Banking Consultant for KPMG in Moscow & PwC in London, Michael also has over 25 years experience and understanding of operational banking, including leading a bank start-up in Dubai — providing him a with a unique perspective on the emerging potential of Blockchain Distributed Ledger and CryptoCurrency applications in financial services and other areas.
John is a chartered accountant with long career experience at board level with public and private UK companies. He has worked in senior roles in many business sectors including insurance, commodity trading, mining and property; these roles have comprised finance directorships, company secretarial, pension and investment trusteeships as well as non-executive positions. Business development activities have included startups, stock exchange listings and fund raisings; corporate finance assignments have been undertaken in various emerging market territories including Russia and West Africa as well as the UK where he has formed and run his own companies.