After a long career in senior compliance and regulatory roles, Vivien stepped into the world of cryptocurrencies in 2019 when she joined BitMEX, one of the leading crypto derivatives exchanges where she was the Global Chief Operating Officer and Interim CEO. Prior to joining BitMEX, Vivien spent close to two decades at Goldman Sachs where she was the Managing Director overseeing Compliance for Asia Pacific Ex-Japan.
Throughout her career, Vivien’s focus has helped businesses to balance the complexities of regulatory requirements, commercial considerations and operational demands. Today, as the worlds of traditional finance and digital assets converge, she occupies several positions that capitalise on her expertise to help shape the emerging world of digital-asset powered financial services.
She is the chair and co-founder of the Asia Crypto Alliance, an industry association that promotes a sustainable eco-system for Virtual Asset Service Providers in Asia. Vivien is a Board Advisor on Fusang, Asia's first fully regulated Digital Securities Exchange. She is also a Senior Advisor on StashAway, a digital wealth management platform with more than USD 1bn of assets under management.
An ardent advocate for diversity and inclusion, Vivien is the founder of Digital Female Leadership Network and co-founder of Satoshi Women, both of which provide education, inspiration and connections to women interested in the digital assets space.