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Diana Biggs


Diana Biggs is an Anthemis Fellow in the Fall 2016/17 cohort. Her aim is to enhance transparency in philanthropically motivated monetary transactions.

Diana is the Founder and CEO of Proof of Purpose, a software company using blockchain technology to build solutions for financial inclusion, charitable donations and humanitarian aid. She has also consulted on strategy and innovation in financial services and technology, with a focus on digital currency and financial inclusion, and previously served as VP of Growth and Partnerships, UK & EMEA, for digital currency platform Uphold, and as Chief Strategy Officer for Soko, a Kenya-based e-commerce platform and social enterprise.

Diana holds a Masters in European Business studies from ESCP Europe and a B.Sc. in Architecture from McGill University where she was also awarded the Karl Fischer Scholarship. She’s been featured in popular lists of influential women in finance and financial technology. A nomad at heart, she has lived in 8 countries and visited more than 80.


University College London
Oliver Wyman
International Institute for Environment and Development


Business Strategy
Digital currencies
Financial inclusion