Jannah Patchay is an Originating Member and Policy Lead for the Digital Pound Foundation, launched in October 2021 to advocate for the introduction of a well-designed digital Pound and for an effective and diverse ecosystem for new forms of digital money in the UK. Jannah is also the founder of Markets Evolution, a consultancy specialising in financial markets innovation and regulatory strategy in both traditional financial and digital asset markets.
Her passion lies in building the financial markets of the future, harnessing frontier technologies to create new and innovative financial services and products that can promote wider social and environmental benefit, and greater access to financial services. Her current focus areas include sustainable and green finance, and the development of digital asset markets and central bank digital currencies.
Jannah has been active in building and developing a number of the organisations that are helping to drive the UK’s regulatory agenda with respect to CBDC, stablecoins, digital assets, and decentralised finance. In addition to her work with the Digital Pound Foundation, she is a member of the Whitechapel Think Tank and an active contributor to its Future of Payments Working Group, a member of the steering committee for Global Blockchain Convergence, and a former Director and Regulatory Advocacy Ambassador for the London Blockchain Foundation. She is also co-host of the Financial Markets Insights podcast, and writes on financial and technology innovation for Best Execution magazine and other publications.