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XReg Consulting expands international presence to the Caribbean and UK

The company established entities in The Bahamas, Cayman Islands and the UK and welcomes new leadership hires.

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September 14, 2022

During the Summer of 2022, XReg Consulting opened new offices in The Bahamas and the Cayman Islands. Recognising the significance of the Caribbean as a well-regulated, crypto-supportive region, XReg Consulting’s Senior Partner designate, Nicky Gomez relocated to Nassau with his family to spearhead the group’s expansion in the Americas.

To support its global growth strategy, XReg Consulting recently onboarded key leadership hires in the Cayman Islands and the UK, adding to team members already located in Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Buenos Aires, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, London, and Nassau.

Aaron Unterman, formerly Deputy Head of the Policy and Development Division at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, has been appointed Managing Director of XReg Consulting’s new Cayman Islands subsidiary.

Long-time senior executive in the banking and financial services industries, Leigh-Anne Moore, has been appointed a director of the group's UK subsidiary and as Head of Training at XReg Consulting. Leigh will be responsible for building new service lines as well as establishing XReg Consulting’s presence in the UK.

“Our geographic growth reflects our commitment to continue to work with international policymakers to develop smart regulation for cryptoassets and provide global strategic and regulatory advice to our private sector clients,” says the designate Senior Partner Nicky Gomez.

Siân Jones, Senior Partner at XReg LLP and respected thought leader with over 49 years technology experience including advising governments, regulators, enterprises, and start-ups, on matters of public policy and regulatory frameworks announced her retirement. She remains Senior Partner and Chair of the group’s boards until April 2023. Nicky Gomez takes over as Senior Partner on 1 May 2023.

XReg was founded in 2019 by Siân Jones, Ernest Lima, Nicky Gomez and Nathan Catania, all former financial regulators involved in formulating crypto policy, legislation, and regulation, and authorising and supervising digital asset businesses. The consultancy and RegTech teams have since grown to over 25 members in eight countries.