Diana Biggs

CSO, Valour Inc.

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Oxford

Stream: FinTech

Diana Biggs is Chief Strategy Officer of DeFi Technologies and CEO of DeFi’s wholly-owned subsidiary Valour, the issuer of exchange-traded products providing investors with exposure to digital assets. In addition to these roles, 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 (and quite often, both at once), 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.