Benjamin Duve is part of the Digital Asset Unit at BNY Mellon. In his enterprise wide role he is the lead for tokenization, but also looks at digital assets and the potential opportunities they offer broadly across the organization and business lines. As a realistic, early-days blockchain and DLT enthusiast he works on finding tomorrows solutions for today’s capital markets' challenges. Being involved in many securities related proof-of-concepts and live trades dating back to 2017 he is a thought leader and sought after panellist in the field. He represents the bank in various industry working groups. In his previous role as a Head of Digital Assets he explored the new value proposition from issuance to custody for institutional and corporate clients and oversaw a digital assets strategy around crypto and digital assets. Among several client coverage roles, he ran a successful integrated execution to custody business as Head of Custody and DMA part of a corporate investment bank.