Runako Brathwaite is a seasoned Regulator, highly adept at scrutinizing the risk management frameworks of financial institutions. With over 10 years experience, Runako has a reputation for meticulous oversight, and in his current role as Bank Examiner with the Central Bank of Barbados, regulates both domestic and international financial institutions. Runako’s research interests include all areas of FinTech, particularly Blockchain technology and digital currencies. In his published research, he examined the use of digital currencies as a form of payment in Barbados. He is passionate about revolutionary technologies that have the potential to transform the financial services industry, as well as have a significant impact on how people do business. Specifically, he is keen on advancing the use of FinTech within the Barbadians economy. Runako holds a Master of Science Degree in Banking and Finance as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Economics.