The team

The passionate, dedicated Akropolis team is changing global finance forever. Get to know them.
Ana Andria

Ana Andria

Founder, Strategy & Product

ProductStrategyBusiness DevelopmentFundraising

Advisor, Web3 Foundation • Lehman Brothers • PhD (cand.) Oxford University

Kate Kurbanova

Kate Kurbanova

Co-Founder, Operations & People

OperationsCustomer DevelopmentProject ManagementData AnalyticsCommunity

Head of Analytics, Cindicator • MSc Computer Science

Alex Maz

Alex Maz

Technology Lead

Blockchain ArchitectureC#/.NETJavaPolkadot/SubstrateProduct StrategySolidityWASMTeam Management

Blockchain Developer since 2012 • Open Source contributor • 16 scientific publications • 10 commercial implementations • PhD (cand.) Machine Learning • MSc Applied Maths & Computer Science

Peter Robertson

Peter Robertson

Pensions & Insurance Advisor

Digital AssetsActuarial ScienceFinancial Product DesignPensionsInsuranceStrategyBusiness Development

Genesis Mining • Vanguard Asset Management • Kings College London

Dearg OBartuin

Dearg OBartuin

Technology & Country Advisor

BlockchainRemittancesProduct DevelopmentAfrica

CTO, BitPesa

Dominic Melo

Dominic Melo

Global Payments Infrastructure

PaymentsBusiness DevelopmentBusiness StrategyMobile PaymentsFinancial Services

iSignthis • Paymundo Systems

Alex Koz

Alex Koz

Blockchain R&D

Polkadot/SubstrateRustWASMHaxeJavaObj-C++Python

Mail.ru • Rambler • Sberbank • Leo Burnett • Open Source contributor

Ilgiz Gimal

Ilgiz Gimal

Product

Product DevelopmentStaging DevelopmentProject ManagementEcosystem Analysis

VTB Bank • PhD Computer Science & Mathematics

Andrew Bal

Andrew Bal

Product

Customer DevelopmentProduct DevelopmentProduct ManagementDigital MarketingData Analysis

Senior Product Owner, QIWI • Head of Product, Zerion • BSc World Economy

Ian Grigg

Ian Grigg

Blockchain R&D Advisor

Financial CryptographyBlockchain architectureJava

Partner at Block.one (EOS) • Architecture Consultant at R3 • Inventor of Ricardian Contract

Bokky Poobah

Bokky Poobah

Blockchain Security Advisor

Security AuditSoliditySoftware DevelopmentActuarial ScienceQuant Software DevelopmentCryptoderivatives

Smart Contract Developer and Auditor

Ajit Tripathi

Ajit Tripathi

Fintech Advisor

Financial InfrastructureBlockchain ArchitectureRisk ManagmentInvestment Banking

Financial Infrastructure, ConsenSys • Head of Blockchain, PwC

Dima Serd

Dima Serd

UI/UX

ReactReduxSagaUIUXFrontendVisualisation

BSc Computer Science • 10 commercial implementations • 5 years of Frontend development

Mike Krash

Mike Krash

Software Development

ReactRedux

MSc Engineering • Lead Developer

Dima Hurs

Dima Hurs

Software Development

ReactReduxTypescriptReact NativeDartFlutter

BSc Computer Science

Yana Mar

Yana Mar

Community & Marketing

Digital MarketingProject ManagementCommunity

Head of Community, Cindicator • BSc Economy of the Middle East

María Paula Fernández

María Paula Fernández

External Communications and PR

Public RelationsMarketingSocial MediaEvents ManagementStrategic Communications

External Relations, Golem Factory • External Relations Officer, Web3 Foundation

Laura Toma

Laura Toma

Marketing Advisor

FundraisingCommunication strategiesNegotiationsToken Sale Marketing

Co-Founder & Head of Operations, Renowned & Co • Codex, Gochain, POA Network advising • BSc Marketing, Academia de Studii Economice din București

Partners and friends

Maker DAO
Polkadot
Melonport
Aragon
Send Wyre
POA Network
Cindicator
Polymath
Bancor
Zerion

Professional memberships

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA)

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) connects Fortune 500 enterprises, startups, academics, and technology vendors with Ethereum subject matter experts. The EEA is helping to evolve Ethereum into an enterprise-grade technology, providing research and development in a range of areas.

Multichain Asset Managers Association (MAMA)

MAMA is a trade body, initiated by Melonport AG, which represents asset management companies, investors, technology providers, service providers and ecosystem players interested in working towards a new vision for asset management using blockchain and other supporting decentralized technologies.