Gabrielle Patrick, CEO of Knabu is a DLT company which has started its baking authorisation process in the UK. Gabrielle is a UK & US lawyer with over 18 years of corporate legal experience. She has focused on blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) since 2012. She was part of the UK FCA’s Regulatory Sandbox First Cohort, a regulatory test bed for new models. She has set up her own DLT businesses with a view to bringing the benefits of DLT to the masses. As a C-Level executive of an international insurance company, her role in financial services included responsibility for over 30 territories of business as Chief Legal Officer. She leads the International Bar Association’s dialogue on blockchain technology and multi-disciplinary committee that examines related legal issues.