Cryptocurrency platform Voyager Digital Ltd announces that Brian Brooks has been appointed to its Board of Directors effective immediately.
Brian Brooks is currently CEO of Bitfury Group Ltd and was formerly the Acting Comptroller of the U.S. Currency at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and, before that, the Chief Legal Officer of Coinbase. Mr. Brooks has also held senior positions in the traditional finance sector, including as EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Fannie Mae and as Vice Chairman of OneWest Bank, N.A.
Mr. Brooks is a globally recognized leader in financial services law, operations, and policy and has been instrumental in the growth of several high-profile Silicon Valley fintech startups. He most recently appeared with other crypto CEOs before the House Committee on Financial Services to discuss cryptocurrencies.
His work as Acting Comptroller leading the U.S. national banking system earned him recognition on various lists of thought leaders.
Philip Eytan, Chairman of Voyager Digital, commented:
“On behalf of the Board, I welcome Brian to the Board as an independent, non-executive Director. Brian’s extensive background as an executive at major crypto companies and as the leader of important government regulatory initiatives in the crypto space will help propel the growth of digital assets and Voyager’s business.”