Team and Supporters

See our team of supporters and advisers: including economists, investors, traders and developers. 



Team and Advisers

The creators of AAA reserve have been supported by a wide range of advisers, experts and other team members including:

• a currency volatility trader at a leading hedge fund;

• a former trader at Goldman Sachs; and

• a former investment committee member at a leading CLO fund.

Stephen Findlay

Stephen is the co-founder and CEO of BondMason, a financial technology platform that enables distribution and administration of capital into loans and other fixed income investments.


Stephen has 16 years financial services and investment management experience with firms including Fidelity, Deloitte and Andersen. He is a qualified chartered accountant (FCA – ICAEW) and became an approved person of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority in 2009.



Shyaam Namas

Shyaam leads Sales, Strategy and Partnerships for Arc Reserve Currency.

Shyaam is a thought leader from the banking sector with a solid background in product strategy, business transformation and innovation. He has hands-on experience in delivering ‘go-to-market’ strategies helping businesses bridge the gap between vision and product / market fit.

He previously headed up a digital solutions team at RBS where he was responsible for building new and innovative solutions, identify potential partners and optimise 'route to market'. Shyaam is also an ex-military officer.


James Russell

James is the main architect of the technology and operations platform that underpins AAA coin.

James has over 15 years experience of programming and technology and has specialised in financial technology for the last 5 years.

Outside of work James enjoys a wide variety of activities, ranging from endurance events to theatre and and the arts.

Robert Mason

Robert has 30 years of experience in Private Equity, as a banker to buyout transactions at JPMorgan, where he founded and ran the European Leveraged Transaction Group; the founder of a General Partner investing in European small businesses; and advising clients of Sandaire on investments in all types of Private Equity.

Robert is a graduate of Oxford University, where he rowed in three Boat Races against Cambridge.

He currently sits on a number of fund Advisory Boards and the Boards of several small businesses.

Alex Yamashita

Alex is a crypto and blockchain asset investor, writer, advisor, and is a founding partner of TLDR.

He has also founded and invested in several companies in the tech, lifestyle, and consumer CPG spaces, including MapD Technologies and LeBaron Shanghai.

Previously at Goldman Sachs (structured product syndication) and CLSA (VP Asian Distribution) Alex was once the youngest ever Asiamoney Top 5 Japan Equities Sales.

He holds a BA in Economics from Yale University and enjoys surfing, fishing, and basketball.

Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen is a leading offshore law firm advising financial institutions, corporations and private clients on British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law from a network of eight international offices.

Jack Kleeman

Jack is an Economist, software developer, and consultant who has worked on a multitude of ICO and decentralised technology projects.

Graham Friedman

Graham is a cryto nerd who has been participating in the space since he first read Satoshi’s white paper in 2010. After years of screaming Bitcoin’s praise to the sky, he decided to go all in and pursue a career in cryptocurrency.


As a co-founder of the fund TLDR, Graham works closely with young ICOs to advise on successes and failures that he has seen in the space. Due to his passion and interest in doing good work with good people, he developed a strong community in New York City that continues to meet up and share ideas to this day.


With a non-traditional background of commercial cinematography, he utilizes his skills for commanding a large team as well as his knowledge of advertising and interest growth to assist ICOs in gaining traction for a proper rocket launch. He is a firm believer in bringing in as many interested investors as possible, as is the true mission of decentralization.

Iain Ward

Iain has 15+ years experience market making on the world's leading derivatives exchanges.

Iain has a degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham.

Neeraj Poddar

Experience of 4 years in cryptocurrency, forex and as well as marketing.

Graduated From University of Delhi.  Pursuing Chartered Accountancy.

Secret Agents

A big thank you to the many people who have advised us and assisted ARC in 'stealth' - primarily due to their senior roles within leading financial institutions and investment banks.

You know who you are - thank you.

Team - You?

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