Michel Leyers, Chief Compliance Officer – Bitstamp Europe S.A.

Michel is the Chief Compliance Officer of Bitstamp. He joined the company in October 2017 and has been working in the financial sector for over 10 years, most recently for Aviva Investors Luxembourg as Compliance Manager and MLRO.  He is member of various industry associations and has an in-depth knowledge of financial sector regulations and Compliance matters in general. Over the years, he has closely worked with various industry bodies, notably ALFI and the Association of Compliance Officers in Luxembourg to communicate the industries’ position on various topics such as market abuse, AML and MIFID II.