Paul Dowding

Managing Director, Blockchain Solutions Lead, Strategy and Solutions Practice, Gartland and Mellina Group.

Paul Dowding is a Managing Director and Blockchain Solutions Lead in the Strategy and Solutions Practice at Gartland and Mellina Group. He has more than 30 years of experience in product management, business and operational strategy, financial reporting, large-scale program management, and process re-engineering and efficiency. Recently, he has been instrumental in designing a patent-pending, holistic approach for distributed ledger technology for the Financial Services and other industries. He has worked across the industry in capital markets, prime brokerage, private banking, custody, and securities lending. Paul’s product knowledge spans fixed income, equities, derivatives, structured investments, mutual funds, FX, ETF’s, ECN’s and Blockchain Solutions. He has previously held positions at BNY Mellon, Meridian Equity Partners, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Chase Manhattan, and Ford Motor Company, and has worked around the globe in New York, London, Singapore, and Sydney. Mr. Dowding is a graduate of University of Southampton, UK with a B.Sc. Hons (So’ton) Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is a Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, and has previously held NASD Series 7, 63, and 24 licenses.