Wednesday webinar at one: Is Web 3.0 really the future?

Wednesday 09 March 2022 | 13:00 - 13:40 | Webinar

This session is brought to you by CFA UK’s Future of Money working group

Last year Ben Ashby, who is a Partner at Good Governance Capital made a number of accurate predictions about the limitations of cryptocurrencies and the challenges they faced gaining widespread adoption. This was during his webinar: Why Elon did a U-turn. In this session he has returned to explore some of the wider aspects of financial technology & innovation.

In this webinar Ben Ashby will discuss:

  • His views on Web 3.0 and the key issues
  • Practical uses for NFTs
  • Risks of applied AI
  • Why many of the barriers for success are not technological

Where recordings are made, these are a member benefit that are accessed through the member-only platform, CFA UK Discover.


Registration: 12:55

Event: 13:00 - 13:40

CPD Points: 0.75


Ben Ashby, Partner, Good Governance Capital

Ben Ashby is a Partner at Good Governance Capital. Previously he was a Managing Director at JPMorgan’s Chief Investment Office & Treasury. Ben has a long track record of accurately predicting financial distress including the global financial vrisis in 2008 along with the subsequent problems in Iceland, Ireland, Greece and Dubai.

He started his career doing distressed debt workout on behalf of the UK government and worked through the emerging market/LTCM crises of 97/98 and the DotCom crash. Due to his deep expertise in financial systems, money & international credit markets, he sits on the Advisory Board for the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Financial History. Ben is Treasurer for Kent County Rugby Union where also a referee.

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