Eric Richmond

Chief Operating Officer, Coinsquare

Eric Richmond is the Chief Operating Officer at Coinsquare, a leading Canadian cryptocurrency exchange. He is also a founder of Tetra Trust Company – Canada’s first digital asset trust company and custodian. Eric has played a key leadership role in Coinsquare and Tetra’s strategic direction and led the execution and negotiation of multiple financings, acquisitions and strategic partnerships. He has in-depth knowledge of the principles, applications and current developments relating to blockchain technologies, and the regulators’ approaches to these technologies across multiple jurisdictions. Prior to Coinsquare, Eric was a lawyer at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, where he advised clients on a variety of corporate and capital markets transactions, as well as corporate governance and securities regulatory matters.