Coinbase, the leading cryptocurrency exchange in the world, appointed former British Finance minister George Osborne as its global advisor. This move was made to strengthen Coinbase’s regulatory influence.
Osborne’s extensive experience in economic policy and his tenure as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2010 to 2016 bring valuable expertise to the company’s global advisory council.
Coinbase’s Chief Policy Officer welcomes Osborne to the Advisory Council
Faryar Shirzad, Coinbase chief policy officer, expressed enthusiasm about Osborne’s addition to the council, highlighting the company’s excitement to collaborate with him during a pivotal time for the exchange in the United Kingdom and globally.
We are pleased to welcome you. @George_Osborne join @coinbase‘s Global Advisory Council. George is one of the most experienced and thoughtful leaders in government and business, and we are grateful to have his advice and counsel as we expand Coinbase around the world.…
— Faryar Shirzad (@faryarshirzad) January 31, 2024
Osborne’s role as an advisor will involve connecting Coinbase with key political figures and regulators, advocating for crypto-friendly regulations that foster innovation and growth in the cryptocurrency industry.
Osborne has joined a…