Alex Batlin is the Founder and CEO of Trustology. Trustology is a FinTech startup that's building a smart custody platform to safeguard crypto assets. 

Previously, Alex was Head of Emerging Business & Technology team and Blockchain Lead at BNY Mellon, responsible for research and development of emerging technology enabled business strategy, business models, products and services.

Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Alex was the founding Head of both UBS's FinTech Innovation Lab based in UK's Level 39 accelerator and UBS's Crypto 2.0 Pathfinder research programme into blockchain technology and it's impact on business models. Prior roles included Head of UBS's Technology Research Service, Engineer in UBS's Technology R&D team, and Head of SDLC services. 

Further back, Alex worked at Nomura, JPMorgan and CSC. He has a degree in Computer Science from University of Bristol, and was included in The 2015 FinTech Finance35 and The 2016 FinTech 40 lists.