We’re very excited to announce the appointment of Christopher Agathangelou to our board as Non-executive Director.

Christopher graduated from University of Warwick with a First Class degree in Economics. He has over 16 years of financial services experience, specialising in building and growing businesses within the investment bank.

He started his career at Nomura on the primary debt syndicate desk before moving to NatWest Markets to grow the Financial primary business. His recent role included running the Global Flow Credit business with the main hubs in New York, Singapore, Paris and London.

Christopher took on the added responsibility of Digital Capital Markets at NatWest which included implementing Tokenisation and Artificial Intelligence within the Capital Markets business and formulating the Digital Asset strategy for the Group.

Outside of banking, Christopher has been investing and advising fintechs for 10 years and was an early advisor to Goji investments before their recent sale to Euroclear.

Jon Horsfield, Founder and CEO at Diode, said:

‘We’re really pleased to have Chris onboard. His wealth of banking sector knowledge and business experience will be instrumental in helping us to accelerate the growth of our business. Chris joins us at an exciting time, as we’re about to announce some of our biggest new strategic partnerships to date.’

Christopher Agathangelou, said:

‘I am delighted to be joining the board of Diode and excited to become part of a business that aims to drive innovative change for our customers. I look forward to working with the Board and Management in striving for the future growth and performance of the company’