Professor Olinga Taeed PhD FIoD is Council Member and Expert Advisor to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce’s “China E-Commerce Blockchain Committee” responsible for growth to US$ 100 trillion and maintaining its 70% global market share.

He is Chief Editor of peer reviewed journal Frontiers in Blockchain with 452 editors, Social Value and Intangibles Review with 125 editors, and UK government sponsored Efficiency Exchange. He is director of the not-for-profit Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance which is the world’s leading think tank on the movement of value (measurement, transaction and delivery) with 125,000 members.

He is Visiting Professor in Blockchain at Birmingham City University, and previously Professor in Social Enterprise and Northampton University. He conducted the UK’s first (and only) ICO in 2017 with FCA guidance, the Seratio Token focusing on Non-Financial Assets. He retired at the age of 48 in 2008 from a successful private sector career with 9000 staff.