About Dr. Paolo Tasca

Dr. Tasca is among the world’s foremost economists in web3 and cryptoassets. He delivers groundbreaking research and insightful guidance on how the responsible adoption of emerging technologies can create more equitable societies.


About Dr. Paolo Tasca

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Dr. Paolo Tasca is a sought-after advisor in blockchain, CBDCs and web3. He serves on several companies and organisations' advisory boards and executive committees, including Hedera Hashgraph, Ripple, INATBA, and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). He previously served as the lead economist for digital currencies and P2P financial systems at the German Central Bank (Deutsche Bundesbank).

He founded and leads both the UK Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL) and the Distributed Ledger Technology Science Foundation (DSF). Both non-profit organisations seek to promote the adoption of blockchain technology in business and society by promoting education, research and ecosystem partnerships. He has also consulted for and worked with the United Nations, the European Parliament, the FED Cleveland, the European Central Bank, the central banks of Italy, Chile, Brazil, Colombia and Canada, Nexo, and several international blockchain consortiums.

He received a PhD in business from ETH Zurich and Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, an MSc in economics and finance from Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, and an M.A. in politics and economics from the Università degli Studi di Padova. He holds honorary positions and is a visiting scholar/research fellow at several leading universities and institutes, including the University of Cape Town Financial Innovation Lab, the Systemic Risk Centre of the London School of Economics, the University of Zurich Blockchain Centre, the Institut de Recherche Interdisciplinaire Internet et Société (France), and Goethe University (Germany).

He previously edited both the Journal of Risk Finance and the Journal of Digital Banking and currently serves as Specialty Chief Editor for Blockchain Economics and Frontiers in Blockchain.

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Dr. Tasca has spoken worldwide to associations, conferences and leading academic institutions on web3, blockchain, and emerging technologies. 


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