IDENTITY

ADCA is the industry body that represents Australian businesses and other organisations participating in the digital economy through blockchain technology.

PURPOSE

ADCA aims to encourage the responsible adoption of blockchain technology by industry and governments across Australia as a means to drive innovation in service delivery across all sectors of the economy.

OUR
VISION

ADCA aspires to see an Australia that leads the world in the adoption of blockchain technology that has transformed the economy and society to achieve significantly greater competitiveness, efficiency, service quality, social engagement and employment.

GLOBAL
BLOCKCHAIN
FORUM

ADCA is a founder member of the Global Blockchain Forum (GBF).The GBF is an international initiative amongst the industry associations representing the digital asset and blockchain industries. Our mission is to develop industry best practices and help shape global regulatory interoperability.

IDENTITY

ADCA is the industry body that represents Australian businesses and other organisations participating in the digital economy through blockchain technology.

PURPOSE

ADCA aims to encourage the responsible adoption of blockchain technology by industry and governments across Australia as a means to drive innovation in service delivery across all sectors of the economy.

OUR VISION

ADCA aspires to see an Australia that leads the world in the adoption of blockchain technology that has transformed the economy and society to achieve significantly greater competitiveness, efficiency, service quality, social engagement and employment.

GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN FORUM

ADCA is a founder member of the Global Blockchain Forum (GBF).The GBF is an international initiative amongst the industry associations representing the digital asset and blockchain industries. Our mission is to develop industry best practices and help shape global regulatory interoperability.

Structure

ADCA is a not for profit company limited by guarantee.

ADCA members are represented by a Board of up to 12 people elected or appointed for a two-year term. The Board exercises the formal governance functions of the association.

Each ADCA member may nominate a representative to the ADCA Industry Advisory Council which serves as the lead policy making body.

Members may also participate in individual Industry Working Groups which collaborate to develop policy recommendations and other initiatives in specific areas of common interest.

Specialised functional working groups largely made up of representatives of partner members provide expert advice in the technical, regulatory and accounting domains.

ADCA Board

ADCA Industry Advisory Council

ADCA Board

Ronald M. Tucker

Ronald M. Tucker

Chairman, Bit Trade Australia

Ronald Tucker is the Founder and President of the Australian Digital Commerce Association, the peak body for blockchain businesses in Australia.

Leigh Travers

Leigh Travers

CEO, DigitalX Ltd

Lee enjoyed a 7-year career at a boutique Investment Finance firm before moving into the Fintech marketplace in 2014.

Nick Giurietto

Nick Giurietto

CEO & Managing Director, ACDA

Nick Giurietto is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at the Australian Digital Commerce Association (ADCA).

Rupert Hackett

Rupert Hackett

CEO, BTC Corp

Rupert is CEO of BTC Corp, focusing on the mainstream adoption of Digital Currencies through developing exchange infrastructure globally.

Adrian Przelozny

Adrian Przelozny

CEO and co-founder, Independent Reserve

Adrian is the CEO and co-founder of Independent Reserve, a Digital Currency exchange based in Sydney.

David Temple

David Temple

COO and co-founder, Coin Loft

As co-founder and COO of Coin Loft, David has responsibilities for the daily operations as well as business development.

Emma Weston

Emma Weston

CEO & Cofounder, Agridigital

Emma has had a diverse career as a lawyer, agribusiness executive and executive coach.

Rupert Hackett

Rupert Hackett

CEO, BTC Corp

Rupert is CEO of BTC Corp, focusing on the mainstream adoption of Digital Currencies through developing exchange infrastructure globally.

Adrian Przelozny

Adrian Przelozny

CEO and co-founder, Independent Reserve

Adrian is the CEO and co-founder of Independent Reserve, a Digital Currency exchange based in Sydney.

David Temple

David Temple

COO and co-founder, Coin Loft

As co-founder and COO of Coin Loft, David has responsibilities for the daily operations as well as business development.

Emma Weston

Emma Weston

CEO & Cofounder, Agridigital

Emma has had a diverse career as a lawyer, agribusiness executive and executive coach.

Advisory Council

The ADCA Industry Advisory Council represents the range of industry sectors expected to be significantly impacted by blockchain technology.

Chair of the ADCA Advisory Council, Loretta Joseph

Loretta Joseph (Chair)

Consultant

Loretta’s long career spans 25 years in financial markets and related sectors working for major investment banks at Board, MD or senior management level throughout Asia and India including RBS (India), Macquarie Group (India), Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, and Elara Capital (India). Loretta has advised many international banks, global hedge and pension funds on managing portfolio and exposure to derivatives and related products. For the last decade, she has been paramount in successful transaction facilitation for Foreign Investors in India and other emerging markets.

Code of conduct

The Australian Digital Currency Industry Code of Conduct establishes best-practice standards for digital currency businesses in Australia. ADCA Certified digital currency businesses offer peace of mind to consumers as they have passed an external audit demonstrating compliance with these standards.

Provisionally certified members

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