Ehsan Haque has spent nearly 20 years working as in-house counsel for a variety of institutions ranging from top tier investment banks, broker-dealers and Fintech start-ups. He has spent the last ten years in leadership and senior leadership roles. After a career in advertising, Ehsan trained at Slaughter and May in London before working as a global markets/equities sales and trading lawyer for Deutsche Bank, RBS Global Banking and Markets and Nomura where he was part of the senior management team of the EMEA Legal department and led the Equities legal product coverage in EMEA supporting Nomura’s equities sales and trading businesses. More recently Ehsan was the first General Counsel at Lendingblock, an institutional cryptocurrency borrowing and lending platform and General Counsel at Alphaswap, an alpha capture and investment management platform. He is currently Group General Counsel, Global Head, Legal & Compliance, at Hamilton Investment Limited, a global private equity firm with USD 12bn AUM and interests in fintech, TMT, Pharma and financial services. Ehsan also acts as an advisor to a leading fintech accelerator and is active in mentoring junior BAME professionals in the legal and finance sectors.