Henry Balani

Principal, Blockchain Advisory Institute

Dr. Henry Balani is currently Principal at Blockchain Advisory Institute and London Blockchain Consulting, where he advises companies on driving innovation, efficiency and value using Blockchain technology.  Dr Balani is a noted industry expert and commentator on issues leveraging the Blockchain, Digital Assets, Tokenisation and Regulatory Compliance.  As a published academic, Dr. Balani also teaches international business, economics and regulatory compliance courses globally.  At Accuity, a division of the RELX Group (formerly Reed Elsevier) he was responsible for driving Blockchain industry partnerships and thought leadership in the financial services industry.  He developed relations with major Blockchain technology firms including R3, Ripple & IBM.  In his prior role as Head of Innovation, he helped pioneer new AML sanction screening solutions related for trade compliance.  Dr. Balani also had oversight for Accuity’s Compliance Group that included Product Management and Professional Services related to all Compliance solutions.