Ewold Habing

Ewold Habing

Lead Developer

Ewold graduated from Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen with a bachelor’s degree in IT. He started his career at IBM with a focus on blockchain projects. In 2020 Ewold started working for the RDW (The Dutch variant of the Department of Motor Vehicles) as a full stack developer.

Ewold worked several projects in multiple sectors; finance; logistics; education; energy, public etc. throughout his career. He has been leading diverse teams and is expert in stakeholder communication. His overall focus remains on delivering end-user needs and technologically sound products

Pavol Megela

Pavol Megela

Front End / Full Stack Developer

Pavol is a skilled and passionate full-stack software developer, who first started programming in elementary school. After getting his master’s degree in computer science, he moved to the Netherlands. Where he worked for an IBM Client Innovation Center developing blockchain web applications for several years. He is accustomed to a distributed environment and working with remote clients using agile methodologies while emphasizing clean, well-structured and well-tested code.

Aaron Ali

Aaron Ali

Head of Operations

Aaron is an experienced operations consultant; specialising in operational management in the blockchain sector. As Head of Operations, he is responsible for managing and implementing systems and processes to optimise business productivity. Aaron has managed major blockchain projects since 2019, providing necessary operational frameworks. Aaron holds a BA in Business and Management from the University of Durham.

Thad Cox

Thad Cox

Executive Creative Director

Thad is one of the most sought after branding experts in the UK having worked at Leo Burnett and Saatchi & Saatchi on global brands like Kellogg’s, McDonald’s, Nintendo and international superstars like Conor McGregor and JJ Watt.

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Ellis McGrath

Ellis McGrath

Lead Technical Analyst

Ellis graduated from the University of Bristol, studying Economics followed by a Masters in Law. With studying blockchain technology at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School, Ellis has supported the design and build of the technology, alongside supporting the development of use cases and products for the Proof of Trust.

Dr. Sam Kelly

Dr. Sam Kelly

Head of Research & Development

Sam is an accomplished nuclear physics PhD and mathematics graduate, with multiple publications on the topics of nuclear structure and technical development. During Sam’s career in nuclear physics, he made the very first measurements in history of unexpected relative production yields of nuclear isomeric states, within the ytterbium isotope chain.

Johan van den Arend Schmidt

Johan van den Arend Schmidt

Chief Technical Architect

Johan van den Arend Schmidt joins The Proof of Trust from IBM, where he created and led the European Blockchain Innovation Unit. He has extensive international technology and digital transformation experience, including as CEO of CapGemini Consulting, as Partner at PwC, and his 11 years at The Boston Consulting Group. He was also an executive committee member of a FTSE 100 company.

Johan has extensive experience in building, managing, and growing technology businesses that will be integral to The Proof of Trust as it commercialises its ground-breaking, patented protocol, which is designed to change the way business is conducted and provide relief to dispute resolution centres around the world.

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Arthur Ali

Arthur Ali

Founder and Treasury

Mr. Arthur Ali is a co-founder of The Proof of Trust. Arthur Ali is a private equity investor and jointly owns a portfolio of over 80 patents in the technology space and is the creator of The Proof of Trust’s patented protocol.

Jez Noah Ali

Jez Noah Ali

Founder and Executive Director

Mr. Jez Ali is a co-founder and Director of The Proof of Trust. Jez Ali is a private equity investor and jointly owns a portfolio of over 80 patents in the technology space and is the creator of The Proof of Trust’s patented protocol.

Adam Ali

Adam Ali

Chief Compliance Officer

Adam is an experienced business consultant, specializing in; operational management and compliance in both the Financial and technology sector.

As Chief Compliance Officer Adam is responsible for managing risk and compliance within the organisation, ensuring alignment across multiple jurisdictions ensuring business alignment in accordance with regulatory policies.

Prior to The Proof of Trust, Adam provided business consultation within the financial sector to such corporations as MBNA, LBG & CYBG, providing operational delivery under strict regulatory conditions managing multiple sites across the UK.

Adam has been actively investing in cryptocurrency since 2014 and has been consulted multiple blockchain projects since 2018 providing risk, compliance and operational frameworks.

Throughout his career, he has accomplished multi-million dollar cost savings by way of operational efficiencies and process engineering.

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