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Ruth Williams

Principal, Blockchain & Digital Assets 

BNY Mellon

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Ruth Williams
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I'm just a person that likes payments. Profoundly curious and a lifelong learner dedicated to the evolving digital finance landscape with a mission statement to match. I solve problems, build teams and deliver solutions at scale. Also, Ireland's only Forbes 30 Under 30 - Finance Honoree.

๐— ๐˜† ๐— ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜: I strongly believe in creating an open, globally accessible financial system and digital economy. I'm incredibly proud to be a part of shaping the payment landscape of the future. I find myself thinking about the challenges of new fintech, payment solutions for unbanked individuals in developing economies and whether it is ethical or optimal.

I stand strongly for diversity, inclusion and equity - building an internal community is at the core of all the work I do.

๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น: I live and breathe cars, motorbikes and aircrafts so I am always looking for the next high-speed adventure. If there's another industry I follow as much as my own, it's the automotive sector. Feel free to reach out for F1, MotoGP and general auto conversations!

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