Colin Brooks joins the Hex Trust team: Over 30 years experience in securities and custody

8 Jul, 2020

As announced, Hex Trust‘s team keeps on growing: Colin Brooks, an experienced adviser in the securities industry, joins Hex Trust.

As Alessio Quaglini, CEO of Hex Trust, commented:

“Colin joins Hex Trust at a critical juncture for the entire digital assets industry. A new wave of adoption is taking place, spearheaded by banks, central banks, and other financial institutions, which is transforming the market and the way service providers operate… Colin’s extensive experience in custody and securities services accumulated in leading financial institutions will play a critical role to develop and shape Hex Trust’s service offerings to banks looking at entering the digital assets market.”

Over 30 years of experience in securities and custody: Colin Brooks joins Hex Trust

Colin Brooks, a University of Reading alumni with over 30 years experience and knowledge in the securities industry, especially with building institutional custody and securities businesses.

Among others, Mr. Brooks served as Head of Custody and Clearing at HSBC for seven years. During this time, he covered over 50 markets in six continents. For HSBC, Mr. Brooks developed HSBC’s custody business to become the biggest and leading sub-custodian in Asia. Due to his excellence in business, Mr. Brooks won the “Custodian Banker of the Year at the Asset Triple A Asset Servicing Awards in 2011.

After his time at HSBC, Mr. Brooks also functioned as Senior Advisor to the Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) for the securities business. Later, he also served as Vice Chairman – Securities Services. In these positions, Mr. Brooks re-shaped the leadership-team and drove key change initiatives in different areas to re-launch SCB’s securities business.

Now, Colin Brooks will be handling Custody and Securities at Hex Trust.

As the new addition joins Hex Trust, the Asian leader in enterprise-grade custody for digital assets hopes to bring its business to the next level. Mr. Brooks will help bringing services to institutional clients across Asia and Europe.

About Hex Trust – end-to-end digital asset custody servicing solutions

Hex Trust has built a proprietary platform that delivers modern custody solutions for financial institutions, asset managers, and corporations. With its solutions, Hex Trust assists banks and other financial institutions with accessing digital assets. The company’s solutions helps address highly-regulated banking client needs.

Hex Trust provides end-to-end digital asset servicing solutions. For example, its ZeroKey allows fast access to assets. While maintaining highest levels of cold storage security, the assets can be stored on multiple blockchains.

The company is registered at the Hong King Trust Ordinance. It holds a Trust or Company Service Provider (TCSP) license under the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance.

Source: Hex Trust Press Release


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