today announces the appointment of Tim Neill as Chief Risk Officer.

Tim, who will be reporting to Copper’s Chief Operating Officer, Sabrina Wilson, joins the firm from Mastercard and his appointment begins with immediate effect.

Tim has over 20 years’ experience in operations and risk, with a focus on payments, open banking, financial services and technology, latterly at Mastercard where he was Chief Risk Officer for their new payments platforms division and Head of Risk for product and engineering, covering new payments platforms, digital banking and CBDCs. Prior to Mastercard, Tim held a number of senior risk and operations positions at London Stock Exchange Group, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank amongst others.

Tim Neill, Chief Risk Officer,, commented: “I’m delighted to be joining Copper which has set such high industry standards for safety and security in the digital asset space. At such a critical time for risk and compliance in the cryptoasset ecosystem, I look forward to applying my digital finance security management experience at Copper to help ensure institutional investors and asset managers can continue to transact and store cryptocurrencies transparently and securely.”

Sabrina Wilson, Chief Operating Officer, added: “We are excited to welcome Tim to the Copper team. Tim brings a wealth of experience in managing enterprise risk within large scale global Financial Services institutions. Prudential risk management is an essential pillar of Copper strategy and we look forward to working closely with Tim in his Chief Risk Officer capacity.”


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