Dr Chan is the founder of the World Bank Blockchain Working Group, an intrapreneur, and an award-winning economist focusing on digital economic development at the World Bank. Her global experience spans over a decade, with numerous publications and development projects totalling over $500 million dollars around the world. Her work has been featured by NPR, the World Economic Forum, and has been recognized by the UN global eCommerce initiative. Her forthcoming publication will be a chapter co-authored with Alyse Killeen, Managing Partner at investment firm StillMark Co., “Global Financial Institutions 2.0” in the Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, published by Elsevier. Dr Chan received her B.A in Political Science and B. Comm (Hons) in Economics from the University of Melbourne, and her MA and Ph.D in Economics at the University of Michigan.