Paul Astengo

Senior Executive

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Joining Gibraltar Finance in February 2013 Pauls leads the development of new business opportunities in the private client space. This includes tax residence schemes, trust and company management, banking, and electronic money; he also leads on innovation initiatives including those covering the new technology sector. Paul has played a key role, as co-chair of the DLT Working Group, in the creation and delivery of the DLT Regulatory Framework in January 2018. The world’s first legislation for this nascent industry. He continues to develop the Gibraltar proposition with the creation and delivery of legislation covering token sales and crypto currency funds. Additionally, Paul is a founding member of the New Technologies in Education Key Advisory Group (NTiE). A key Government of Gibraltar initiative working in partnership with the University of Gibraltar, Department of Education and a strong representation of private sector firms, global leaders in their respective fields, with undoubted expertise to support our education initiatives for this sector. He has also driven jointly the creation of the Gibraltar Association for New Technologies “GANT” in October 2018. GANT is a trade association that represents technology firms and will aim to drive forward Gibraltar’s innovative approach to Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). GANT is a member of the Finance Centre Council. Paul has over 40 years’ commercial and banking experience gained multi jurisdictionally. His career has seen him undertake a wide variety of roles in both domestic and international markets in which he has gained extensive experience in developing relationships with executives, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals from across the globe.