Geoffrey Goodell is a research associate at University College London and Deputy Executive Director of the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies, as well as an honorary research associate at the Centre
for Technology and Global Affairs at the University of Oxford.
He is a member of the British Standards Institute and Co-Convenor of the ISO working group on Foundations of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies. Previously, he was an entrepreneur and portfolio manager with a decade of experience in the financial industry. After starting his career as an associate at Goldman Sachs in New York, he later moved to Boston and became Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Phase Capital, an asset management firm, where he developed and managed asystematic macro strategy for institutional clients. He has a PhD incomputer science from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree in mathematics from MIT. His dissertation concerned decentralized systems and Internet governance. His recent work focuses on digital currencies, institutions, and regulation.