HIVE Blockchain Appoints Diana Biggs to HIVE Switzerland Board of Directors

Job Appointments | October 7, 2021 By:

HIVE Blockchain Technologies has appointed Diana Biggs, CEO of Valour and incoming Chief Strategy Officer of digital asset investment firm DeFi Technologies, to the board of directors of HIVE Switzerland.

Biggs is a seasoned executive who brings deep experience in digital assets, technology, and financial services. She is Associate Fellow with Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, where she guest lectures on digital assets and blockchain technology. Prior to joining Valour, she was Global Head of Innovation for HSBC Private Banking. Prior roles include VP, Head of Growth and Partnerships at Uphold, Chief Strategy Officer of Soko and Management Consultant with Oliver Wyman Financial Services.

“We’re thrilled to have Diana on the HIVE Switzerland board. She brings deep DeFi experience to the table and will be instrumental in helping to guide our future efforts in this exciting space,” said HIVE Executive Chairman Frank Holmes.

In her new role, Biggs will work closely with Johanna Thörnblad, Managing Director of HIVE’s two Swedish subsidiaries, Bikupa Datacenter AB and Bikupa Datacenter 2 AB.

“I’m excited to further our partnership with HIVE, while working closely with Johanna on future opportunities in the DeFi space,” said Biggs.

Valour, a wholly owned subsidiary of DeFi Technologies, offers exchange-traded products that allow investors to take concentrated positions in DeFi project tokens through a traditional brokerage account, with low or no management fees.

Under Biggs’ leadership, in September 2021 Valour surpassed $200M USD in assets under management, up 2,000% in 2021. Valour currently offers ETNs in Europe that allow investors to gain exposure to digital assets including Solana (SOL), Cardano (ADA), Ethereum (ETH), Polkadot (DOT), and Bitcoin (BTC).