December 14, 2018

Cardano Foundation strengthens its Foundation Council

Council expanded with Representatives of the Ecosystem

Zug, 14 December 2018 - The Cardano Foundation has decided at its meeting today to strengthen the Foundation Council with three proven experts from the Cardano ecosystem.

Newly elected members of the Cardano Foundation Council are:

Nathan Kaiser, General Counsel of IOHK
Manmeet Singh, CIO of Emurgo
Domino Burki, Managing Partner of Du Lac Capital Ltd.

Nathan Kaiser has been elected Chairman of the Cardano Foundation Council. He succeeds Pascal Schmid, who acted as interim Chairman after Michael Parsons’ resignation. Pascal Schmid will continue to be a member of the Foundation Council.

Pascal Schmid: “I am delighted that we have been able to add three proven experts to the Board of Trustees in such a short time. This means that the Cardano Foundation is now back on solid ground and can fully dedicate itself to the upcoming tasks within the framework of the foundation’s purpose.”

Nathan Kaiser: “I would like to thank Pascal Schmid for the tremendous work he has done in an extremely intensive phase of the Cardano Foundation. Pascal’s knowledge and the skills of the three additional Foundation Council members complement each other very well.”

Nathan Kaiser is General Counsel of IOHK, a technology company founded by Charles Hoskinson and Jeremy Wood. Nathan has over 18 years of professional experience as a lawyer in the greater China area. A Swiss national, he is admitted as an attorney-at-law and foreign lawyer to the Zurich, Berlin, Hong Kong and Taipei bars.

Manmeet Singh is CIO of Emurgo, a company founded in 2017 in Japan. Emurgo develops, supports, and incubates commercial ventures and helps integrate these businesses into Cardano’s decentralized blockchain ecosystem. Since 2001, Manmeet Singh has been building businesses from scratch across banking, investment advisory, education, trading and technology industries.

Domino Burki, a lawyer with more than 15 years of experience in the banking industry and compliance, is Managing Partner at the Swiss-based asset manager DuLac Capital Ltd. Since 2015 he is a co-founder of xUpery Ltd, an international investment and consulting company specializing in digital transformations.

Further information:

Pascal Schmid, Cardano Foundation [email protected]

Artwork: Daniel Páscoa