Rodrigue Afota

Rodrigue Afota

Rodrigue Afota

Co-Founder at BlockTrust | United Arab Emirates

Co-founded BlockTrust, incorporated In Abu Dhabi Global Markets, in Q4 2017, focusing on digital assets and institutional solutions. Prior to that, Rodrigue spent 17 years as a banker in leading institutions in Europe, at Morgan Stanley (8 years, as a securitisation and CLO banker before running European Credit Structuring), Natixis (heading up the Structured Credit Principal Finance team) and, lately, at the National Bank of Abu Dhabi as Managing Director for Global Market Solutions. Rodrigue also has experience working with Private Equity (Access Industries) and hedge funds. He is a graduate of France’s elite Ecole Polytechnique and an advanced mathematics major