Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Yvonne is the co-founder and CEO of Aquifer Institute, a not-for-profit public company that is developing cutting-edge technology solutions and protocols for alternative financing and proactive risk management in the commodities space. Yvonne has spent 12 years in the commodities markets, trading physical and derivatives at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), Societe Generale and Morgan Stanley. She led the launch of Metals Products in Asia at Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group, she contributed to the development of new markets and securities link to blockchain and cryptocurrency as a member of the Digitalisation group. Prior to entering the commodities world, she worked in the legal industry and was a board member at the non-profit Redfern Legal Centre since 2012. She’s a regular speaker on professional conference circuit. Yvonne holds a BCom/LLB (Bachelor of Commerce and Law, Finance and Marketing) from the University of Sydney.