Meet Leon Smith -
Leon Smith

Leon Smith



Leon's experience spans over 12 years including project management, politics, the Olympic Games, high profile construction projects, commercial structuring, strategic planning, international market development and law. He has spent over ten years living and working in the Middle East as well as developing the GCC market for several key project acquisitions. Leon has worked for Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, a leading PR firm in the WPP Group and a global services consultancy based in Switzerland prior to founding a leading advisory firm specializing in the GCC market.

Leon has been active in the Crypto Asset investment ecosystem as an early adopter. He has been working with the Financial Services Regulatory Authority proactively since the first release of their guidance note in 2017 to understand the regulatory implications and structure set forth by the regulator in the Abu Dhabi Global Market - one of the world’s leading financial services hubs on a global scale.

He holds a B.A. in Business Administration & Political Science from the University of San Francisco, a Master’s Degree in Management from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and an LLM in International Commercial Law & Practice from the University of Edinburgh.

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