Ashley Lannquist is the Project Lead for Blockchain and Digital Currency at the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco. She manages projects related to CBDC, stablecoins, and blockchain for government transparency and anti-corruption. Ashley is the lead author of the World Economic Forum’s January 2020 “CBDC Policy-Maker Toolkit” and a co-manager of the Digital Currency Governance Consortium. Prior to working in blockchain technology, she worked in fixed income investment management for BNY Mellon. Ashley has an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, where she was a Finance Fellow and Co-President of the Haas FinTech Club, and a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Economics and European Studies from Barnard College of Columbia University. She is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).