Edward Budd
Co-FounderAdhara
Over two decades of financial services experience across Investment and Transaction Banking, Edward has performed a broad range of digital leadership and transformation roles. Currently co-founding a venture being incubated at Consensys he was previously Chief Digital Officer for Deutsche Bank’s Global Transaction Bank.

A passion of product management and business strategy, he has run Product Development functions delivering award winning products like the Autobahn App Market and as Chief Digital Officer led the strategy and planning for new digital business models, designing and executing a portfolio of projects including those on disruptive technologies such as distributed ledger technology and Fintech partnership.

In 2015 he was selected as one of the ‘Rising Stars’ in Brummel’s third annual Ones to Watch/Rising Stars awards, acknowledging outstanding talent in London’s financial-services sector and related fields under 40. In 2017 Edward was selected in Handesblatt’s Top 100 Innovators in Germany. Passionate about farming he runs a farm with his wife, breeding pedigree beef cows and rare breed pigs.