Copper today announced the appointment of Sabrina Wilson as Chief Operating Officer. Sabrina takes up her new role with immediate effect.

With an impressive career in Financial Services, Sabrina is well equipped to lead Copper’s operations and best serve their growing client-base, as tier 1 banks and other financial institutions increasingly allocate funds to digital assets.

At Citi, Sabrina was the Global co-Head of the Futures, OTC Clearing and FX Prime Brokerage business and also oversaw a period of development of the bank’s global execution and algorithmic platforms in Futures. Throughout her career, Sabrina has navigated many regulatory changes, such as the introduction of MIFID II, Dodd-Frank, EMIR and more recently advised the EU Commission and ESMA on Clearing regulation, which makes her well-placed to steer Copper through the rapidly changing environment of global crypto regulations.

Sabrina’s banking career history also includes Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank; at which she was the European Clearing Head and Global Head of Exchange Traded Derivatives Electronic Execution. In her career, she has built up extensive experience in managing global businesses, teams and products across London, New York and Singapore.

In 2017, she was voted amongst the Top 100 Women in Finance (Europe) by Financial News.

On accepting the role, Sabrina Wilson, COO, commented: “It’s an exciting time to be joining Copper, to work with the team to provide digital asset custody and trading solutions to the traditional financial sector. As institutional investors increasingly embrace crypto as an essential asset class, I am confident the advances in technology that Copper is making will become the gold-standard for global financial infrastructure in the future.”

Dmitry Tokarev, CEO,, added; “Our goal is to bring the technology underlying digital assets into the wider financial world. To do that, we need individuals like Sabrina, who have experience across world leading traditional financial institutions, to align our operations even closer with the needs of accredited investors, so it can best contribute to the evolution of global financial infrastructure. We’re delighted that Copper continues to attract executives of Sabrina’s calibre. I look forward to seeing how the business will grow with her expertise adding to the strength of our senior leadership team.”


About Copper

Founded in 2018 by Dmitry Tokarev, Copper provides a gateway into the digital asset space for institutional investors by offering custody, prime services, and settlements across 450 digital assets and more than 45 exchanges. It is committed to providing flexible solutions for institutional investors that can adapt to the changing digital asset space, while enabling far greater transparency and control for asset managers.

Copper’s fully integrated products are unique in the digital asset space. Underpinned by multi-award-winning custody, Copper has built the comprehensive and secure suite of tools and services required to safely acquire, trade, and store cryptocurrencies, including access to margin lending trading facilities and the DeFi space.

At the core of Copper’s infrastructure is ClearLoop, a framework that connects the universe of exchanges in one secure trading loop — with real-time settlement across the Networks.  Integrated with market leading spot and derivative crypto exchanges, ClearLoop has already transformed the way in which institutional investors can engage in the digital asset space since launching in May 2020.

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