QRC is a RegTech and GovTech consultancy based in Hong Kong for the blockchain industry providing advisory services for STOs and IEOs and RegTech solutions globally. QRC is a recognized thought leader in RegTech, dedicating resources to supporting innovative RegTech technology, working on international standards for security tokens and partnering with academia including the University of Malaya and Taiwan Tech on Regtech and the re-structuring of capital markets using blockchain. QRC has an extensive global network including local lawyers, corporate finance agencies and broker distribution channels in the region.
Meet Our Team
QRC’s core members and team of advisors consists of experts from FinTech and RegTech backgrounds with significant experience in fundraising, compliance, operation, and business development.
Co-Founder & Chairman
Adam is a blockchain lawyer and co-founded QRC to fund and accelerate blockchain products that use RegTech and GovTech. He is also the Founder of London and Hong Kong-based Diacle, which assists blockchain & Fintech projects with compliance. Adam is a tireless blockchain entrepreneur and ‘bitcoin pioneer’ as labeled by Bitcoin Magazine and is also Director of the UKDCA, which lobbied for and achieved the most favorable regulatory environment for cryptocurrency in the world. Since 2014, Adam has run bitlegal.io – a global tracker for blockchain law that was featured by CNN and The Washington Post. Adam is a member of Chain-Finance.com which provides dedicated news/events about the blockchain financial services industry.
Chief Executive Officer
Shogo has an extensive career in both the public and private sectors, including diplomatic missions, legislative works for ministerial officials of Japan, and Deputy Managing Director and CFO for a private company in Dubai. He is the Founder of BPM Ltd. in Hong Kong, a leading comprehensive marketing service supplier for new generation technology and formerly the Marketing Director of Quanta Group. Throughout his career, Shogo helped raise USD $300 million for two companies.
As a Director of QRC Group, Cris is currently managing projects and key products of the company globally. He is also the Regional Head and Managing Director of Infinity Blockchain Ventures (IBV) a dynamic consulting and development firm dedicated to providing practical blockchain solutions. Prior to joining QRC, Cris was the Senior Lead for Frost & Sullivan in Singapore and experienced in Consulting Delivery & Change Management. His success cases are spread across industries such as Financial, eCommerce and have led more than 40 projects in the past three years across APAC.
Head of Customer Success
Al is an award-winning technology marketing executive and advisor with 28 years of experience with 6 blockchain firms, namely CMO for BitCover, and VP Marketing and Business Development for a NY-based Fintech start-up. Al has held marketing, project management and creative roles at SMG in Redwood City, California, doubling agency billings to $12 million and landing new business from Adobe, Apple, Buena Vista Pictures, Disney, HP, IBM, Intel, Kodak, U.S. Department of Defense, and more. Al earned an MBA from the Rotman / University of Toronto, with a triple major in global management, strategy consulting and technology innovation.
Director of Business Development
Andre is a business industry leader and has over a decade of experience in project management and finance. Before taking his role at QRC, he was the Area Manager of the Integrated Transportation System BU, Transportation Pj Div at Mitsui & Co. Ltd in Tokyo. There, he led operation optimizing projects with rail business professionals from abroad and facilitated port and logistics projects together with the Japanese and Brazilian Government and private companies. He was also an Asset Finance Associate and Capital Markets Associate at Nomura Securities Co. Ltd.