Charlie Beach is currently Chief Risk Officer at EQONEX and has over twenty years’ experience in capital markets risk management and regulation in both traditional financial services and the digital asset industry.

Previously Charlie was Chief Operating Officer of one of the first institutional lending businesses for digital assets. Prior to this, he worked at IG Markets as Chief Risk Officer where he was responsible for overseeing IG’s risk management globally.  At IG Markets, Charlie was introduced to the world of digital assets and became a keen advocate of distributed ledger technology.

Charlie has also worked at PwC, advising global capital markets clients on risk management and regulation, and at UBS as the Head of Operational Risk for the Investment Bank leading a global team providing independent second line control for the IB’s activities across all regions.  Charlie began his career with five years in the British Army.