Global DCA Board
General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer at Drawbridge Lending, former Chief Compliance Officer at ABN AMRO, former Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer at NYSE Liffe US, former COO/General Counsel at Merchants Exchange, former General Counsel at U.S. Futures Exchange, former General Counsel at the National Grain & Feed Association, former Staff Attorney at CFTC.
Gabriella Kusz, MBA, MPP, CPA, CGMA
Global Public Policy Advisor for the Global SME Policy Network at Prince Sultan University (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), former Senior Governance Specialist at the World Bank overseeing corporate governance & financial reporting in the Middle East and North Africa, former Senior Technical Manager for the International Federation of Accountants.
Renata K. Szkoda is the Chief Financial Officer of Blue Fire Capital Europe and has over 20 years of experience as a finance professional in the capital markets. Blue Fire Capital is the trading arm of Galaxy Digital, a diversified financial services and investment management company in digital assets and blockchain technology sector.
Prior to joining BFC, Renata Szkoda was the Chief Financial Officer of KCG Futures, the division of KCG Americas (KCG), a self-clearing futures commission merchant and the Senior Vice President, Accounting and Finance at Rosenthal Collins Group (RCG), a futures commission merchant located in Chicago.
Prior to her employment at RCG, Renata was an audit manager in the Financial Services Practice Group of RSM McGladrey, providing audit and consulting services to a variety of industry participants, including securities broker-dealers, futures commission merchants (FCMs), hedge funds, investment advisors, market specialists and commodity pools.
Renata serves on the Board of Directors and is the Treasurer of the Global Digital Asset & Cryptocurrency Association, a global self-regulatory association for digital assets and cryptocurrency industry.
Renata is a CPA and is a member of the Accounting Blockchain Coalition. Renata was also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) task force revising the AICPA Practice Aid for FCMs, introducing brokers and commodity pools.
Managing Principal at RPM Financial Markets Group, Consultant at Listed Derivatives Industry, former Managing Director at CBOT, former Director of Financial Futures & Options at Merrill Lynch.
Co-Founder/Managing Partner of FinTank, Founder of BNC Venture Capital Group, former CBOE trader.
Former CEO of Fortune 500 company CNA, former Board Director at 13 publicly-traded corporations, current Board Director at CME Group, Adjunct Professor at U. of Chicago.
Subject matter expert consultant in the foreign exchange, futures, cryptocurrency and metals markets. Former Head of Foreign Exchange Sales at Société Générale, former VP of Institutional Foreign Exchange at Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase.
Principal at Kaal Consulting, Professor of Law at University of St. Thomas, Co-Founder/CEO of Semada Labs, Top Listed Digital Asset Author, Director of the Private Investment Fund Institute, Member of the IEEE Standards Association, Board Member of the Emerging Technology Association, Founding Member of the DevDAO, FINRA Arbitrator.
Former CEO/COO/CTO of Chicago Stock Exchange, former Software Engineer at Northrop.
Partner/Managing Director at Hehmeyer, former Managing Director at Hun Management, former Managing Director at The Helios Group.
Chairman of GRIP Investments in Chicago & Dubai, former Global Head of Prediction Trading at UBS, former Technology Manager at JP Morgan.