Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – May 24, 2022) – WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR) (OTC Pink: WONDF) (WKN: A3C166) (FTX: WNDR) (the “Company” or “WonderFi“) today announced the appointment of Torstein Braaten as Chief Compliance Officer of the Company, effective May 23, 2022.
Torstein brings over three decades of experience providing compliance advice to Banks and Investment Dealers. Torstein will continue to serve as Head of regulatory Affairs and Chief Compliance Officer at Bitbuy Technologies Inc. a Registered Dealer and regulated Marketplace in Crypto Assets. He recently moved to Bitbuy from Instinet Canada where he served as a Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for the Institutional Agency Investment Dealer and their equity Alternative Trading System, Instinet Canada Cross.
During his career, Torstein has provided Compliance and Risk guidance to Global Bank Trading Desks and led the growth of two regulated ATS’ in Canada. Torstein has participated in many advisory committees to regulatory bodies such as the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) with respect to trading rules and crypto assets. Torstein has his Bachelor of Commerce, Honours from Carleton University, the Institute of Corporate Directors Designation and served most recently on the Ontario Securities Commission Fintech Advisory Committee and currently a member of IIROC’s Crypto-Asset Working Group.
Torstein Braaten commented, “I am excited to be joining WonderFi as Chief Compliance Officer. WonderFi is at the forefront of the digital asset and web 3.0 space, delivering compliant access with a focus on investor protection in an evolving regulatory landscape. I look forward to joining the talented, innovative team and helping to advance WonderFi’s success as a global leader.”
For additional information, please contact:
WonderFi Technologies Inc.
Ben Samaroo, CEO
WonderFi is a leading technology company with the mission of creating better access to digital assets through compliant centralized and decentralized platforms. WonderFi has a multi-pronged business strategy which includes a high-growth consumer finance app which will serve as a trusted gateway to the new financial system, and a digital asset portfolio which consists of leading crypto and DeFi assets. WonderFi’s executive team and Board of Directors have an established track record in finance and crypto, with previous experience at Amazon, Shopify, PayPal, Galaxy Digital and Hut 8. WonderFi’s core team of engineers and technologists believe that everyone should have equal access to finance, and are aligned in the mission to empower people around the world to access DeFi in a simple, smart and secure way. For more information, visit www.wonder.fi.
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