Diana Biggs is a Partner at 1kx, an early-stage crypto fund focused on ecosystem growth. Prior to joining 1kx, Diana was Chief Strategy Officer of Valour, having been CEO of its exchange-traded products business from launch to acquisition. In addition to her role at 1kx, Diana is an Associate Fellow with Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, where she guest lectures on digital assets and blockchain technology, and a Board Member of HIVE Switzerland.
Diana has spent the past twenty years working across both technology and financial services with roles including Global Head of Innovation for HSBC Private Banking, Chief Strategy Officer of social enterprise Soko, and VP, Head of Growth & Partnerships for cryptocurrency platform Uphold.
She is passionate about the intentional use of technology for building inclusive and sustainable financial services. Themes of interest include decentralisation, open systems, future skills, access to technology, and sustainability within finance and more specifically, crypto.