The ID Theory Team

The founding partners, James and Graham, have known each other for 25 years, and come from diverse and complimentary backgrounds in the pharmaceutical research and FX/payments industry respectively. Between them they have 11 years of successful investment experience within the blockchain space and as such have extensive knowledge of cryptoassets and their associated ecosystem.

James Brodie

Chief Investment Officer

James holds a Masters in Complex Systems and has spent the last six years researching blockchain. He was previously the Director of Discovery Research at a NASDAQ listed pharmaceutical company where he spent 10 years developing cannabis-based medicines.

Graham Stanton

Chief Commercial Officer

Graham is an experienced Commercial Leader from the FX and payments space and a serial blockchain investor and enthusiast. Prior to co-founding ID Theory he held the position of Chief Commercial Officer at Global Fintech business, World First.


Nancy Fechnay


Former partner at Flight Ventures, Nancy holds two masters and a systems engineering degree bringing a wealth of experience to the advisory board as both a founder and investor.

Juraj Selep

Technical Advisor

Highly experienced technical engineer, blockchain developer, systems architect and entrepreneur with extensive experience running multi language developer teams in the fintech sector, covering portfolio risk, trade execution, and complex investment strategies.

Independent Directors

Walter Reich

Walter is a veteran of the offshore Fund industry with over 20 years experience, most recently as CFO at Lionhart hedge fund group ($900M AUM). A chartered accountant by trade and with a wealth of experience across both front and back office teams.

Pete Van Zoost

Peter is a Chartered Professional Accountant who previously worked in public practise and has worked the past 14 years in the offshore fund industry in fund administration, corporate governance, compliance and financial statement preparation under both US GAAP and IFRS for various complex fund structures.

Alessandro Palladino

Alessandro has over 17 years experience in the offshore fund and pension industry. With a strong background in software engineering he developed algorithmic trading engines for Western Capital Management ($1B AUM) before moving into portfolio management.