The governance of digital assets

The governance of digital assets

Interview with Eelco Fiole
Following are highlights of the discussion that took place between Dr Eelco Fiole and Simon Osborn at The NED’s Digital Assets Governance Forum earlier in March.

SO: What do you think that a good and experienced independent director can bring to the development of digital assets? What difference can they make?

EF: An independent director can act as a sparring partner. They can show how fiduciary duties play out in real life. There are a lot of people running digital asset funds who haven’t originally come from the investment world. They might have been computer scientists, for example. When you are working on the governance side of the fund the devil is often in the detail.

To read more on this story see the March issue of The NED