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First Platinum International provides a unique range of consultancy advice and talent search to innovative projects developing digital products in the blockchain and tokenisation space.

The partners in First Platinum International have many years' experience of business and professional life across multiple financial and commercial sectors.

Each of them has an in-depth knowledge of their market sectors and are regarded as experts in their respective fields.

Their background and expertise enables them to provide their clients with balanced, cost effective and effective solutions in a professional environment.

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Etienne Szomonyak

Recruitment and Talent Finding

Etienne has a natural aptitude for matching talent with clients and has over three decades' experience recruiting in the FinTech arena.  His professional approach and high ethical standards have enabled him to build an impressive network of contacts within the financial sector. In recent years he has expanded his scope into servicing the recruitment requirements of clients involved in blockchain based digital financial products. 


Tim Carswell

Blockchain Strategy and Compliance

Tim's business career includes over twenty years as a commercial lawyer and many years acting as a legal and strategic consultant to businesses in multiple sectors both in the UK and internationally.

He is a specialist adviser to innovative projects involving blockchain, cryptocurrencies and tokenisation of assets. His expertise includes all aspects of trans-national regulatory compliance on STOs and other public offerings as well as strategic advice on the commercial and operational issues.

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