“Cryptocurrency is a rapidly expanding and maturing market. As part of that maturation, we see more and more sophisticated investors and traders from more established financial markets looking to gain exposure, including institutional players”
Josh is an experienced derivatives and financial markets lawyer who has emerged as one of the most authoritative legal professionals in fintech. Josh Goodbody is an experienced derivatives and financial markets lawyer. As European Director and the Global General Counsel role for Huobi’s Sales and Institutional business he formed a hugely successful team globally, he now resides as the co-Founder and co-CEO of Crypton.
As the co-CEO of Crypton, Josh brings an enormous wealth of knowledge, a burgeoning network of contacts that will enable Crypton’s message to spread to the wider investment market.
With a proven record for developing and implementing legal strategies in the UK for global financial corporations. His journey through the financial industry started in 2011 when he managed the futures legal documentation function for the commodities trading business at BNP Paribas. He continued his work as legal counsel on the advisory legal team at Credit Suisse, where he focused on listed derivatives and OTC clearing.
In 2015, he became a Vice President at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, covering derivatives, futures, and prime brokerage legal support. He was legal counsel at State Street following that, responsible for the futures and options execution, clearing business, and the Global Link Multilateral Trading Facilities
In his role as European Director and Global General Counsel for trading marketplace Huobi’s sales and institutional business he focused on global expansion and headed up the legal, regulatory, and licensing teams, his success saw the investment trading book grow from $400m to 1 billion dollars.
He provides a digital asset exchange, OTC trading, and blockchain-focused venture capital. In this role, Josh builds Huobi's European presence and drives its global expansion. He has been heavily involved in new product launches, licensing, and business strategy.
Josh continued to work at the cutting edge of financial technology, specialising in the cryptocurrency industry as the commercial director and head of legal for Autilla, a fintech company that built technology solutions for trading and transparency for the commodity markets.
He also has a place as an advisor to Equilibrium, a Board Director for Stable Coin Foundation (SCF) and is also on the advisory council for Global Digital Finance (GDF)
Non-Executive Director | Advisor