FNG has learned that former Citi and Deutsche Bank executive Sabrina Wilson has joined institutional crypto company Copper.co, as COO and official “#2” to Copper.co founder and CEO Dmitry Tokarev.
Sabrina Wilson has spent her career mainly at Top Tier financial institutions, serving most recently (2017-2021) as Managing Director – Global co-Head of Futures, OTC Clearing and FX Prime Brokerage in the London office of Citi. From 2013-2017 she was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank in London, acting as European Head of Listed Derivatives, OTC Clearing, FXPB and Market Structure.
Copper provides a gateway into the cryptoasset space for institutional investors by offering custody, prime brokerage, and settlements. Its proprietary ClearLoop technology connects the universe of cryptocurrency exchanges in one secure trading loop — with instant, offline settlement across its integrated networks. Copper.co recently raised $75 million of capital, from investors including Alan Howard, co-founder of asset manager Brevan Howard, Dawn Capital and Target Global.
Sabrina Wilson posted the following note today on social media:
I’m delighted to share that I’m starting a new position as Chief Operating Officer at Copper.co!
As institutional investors are rapidly embracing digital assets as an essential asset class, I am excited to work with Dmitry T. and the team at Copper to provide best in class custody and trading solutions to the institutions.