About MidChains | MidChains
By changing the way people exchange, MidChains democratises new ways of gaining and holding wealth, with the transparency and regulation that
makes it safe for all.

Our focus is on meeting the sophisticated needs of investors by offering premium trading and custody services globally from the UAE.

We use outstanding technology with robust security and infrastructure to provide a superior trading experience that meet the needs of the financial trading community in an evolving space.

Our Investors & Partners

We are a fully licensed virtual asset multilateral trading facility and custodian based in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and regulated by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) built and operated by a new generation of experienced financial services professionals.

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investment office
hub71
miax
mubadala
fundamental interactions
Board of Directors
Basil Al Askari
Cofounder & Chief Executive Officer

Background:
Mubadala Capital, GE Capital, Merrill Lynch.

Mohamed Al Hashemi
Cofounder & Director

Background:
Mubadala Investment Company, GE Capital, PwC, ADIB.

Meera Al Suwaidi
Board Director

Current Role:
Head of Value Creation, Ventures, Mubadala Investment Company and Member of the Federal National Council of UAE.

John Smollen
Board Director

Current Role:
Executive Vice President, Head Of Exchange Traded Products & Strategic Relations at MIAX Exchange Group. Ex-Vice Chairman of CBOE.

Leadership Team
Basil Al Askari
Cofounder & Chief Executive Officer

Background:
Mubadala Capital, GE Capital, Merrill Lynch.

Alex Chehade
Chief Operating Officer

Background:
Met Traders, ETX Capital, Tradenext Limited, Elexi Holdings, and Capital Index.

Ramon Berasategui
Chief Compliance Officer

Background:
Quintet España, Banco de España, European Central Bank.

Chris Popov
Chief Technology Officer

Background:
Lexoo, Hive, BNPP, Football Index, Swishd.

Syed Manzoor
Head of Finance

Background:
ADSS Securities, OBN Oil, Emirates National Holdings.

Theyab Al Hashemi
Head of HR

Background:
National Investment Corporation, Wollongong University, Al Ghurair Group and Berkeley Global Services.

If you are interested in exploring partnerships with MidChains, feel free to contact us to discuss further.

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