Founding Chief Editor of Frontiers in Blockchain
Christopher is Founding Chief Editor of "Frontiers in Blockchain" which publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research covering all theory and applications of blockchain and blockchain-related technologies. He was the Founder, Financial Computing MSc Programme and the Thomson-Reuters Laboratory at UCL. One of his research areas is Smart Contracts. He has worked with Barclays Bank on the concept of Smart Contract Templates, linked to high-value OTC derivatives transactions. He has over 25 years experience as a specialist consultant to blue-chip clients such as Accenture, Clearstream, CrestCo, LloydsTSB, Morgan Stanley and Thomson Reuters at all levels of Financial Services Technology from payment and settlement systems to algorithmic trading and investment. In 2009 he was awarded the Doctor of Science (ScD) by the University of Cambridge (their highest degree for science).