Who we are

Founded in 2019, LibertyRoad Capital provides world class crypto currency yield enhancement and volatility trading products.

The team has deep financial derivatives and crypto currency experience gained from performing for some of the best asset managers, investment banking institutions and digital fintech businesses globally.

Today Risk Management is paramount for managing assets. Protecting and maximizing returns for our clients is our core philosophy. LibertyRoad Capital utilizes AI to identify and exploit opportunities in the bitcoin volatility markets. Credit risk is eliminated and all Bitcoin or Ethereum holdings remain held by investors in offline cold wallets.

Our Team

Russell Thompson

CEO & Co-founder

30+ years Finance & Trading. Ran Pan-Asia Trading for AIG, and ran desks for HSBC Hong Kong, and Midland Montagu.

Founder / Owner The Cambridge Strategy, USD $3.5B AUM in emerging markets strategies.

Firm attained top 1% of returns for Investment Management firms for the past 10 years.

Dan Hanson

CIO & Co-founder

25 years of FX and PM volatility trading experience.

Ran FX Option desks at Merrill Lynch, Standard Chartered and Citibank, specialising in Emerging Markets characterised by asymmetric distributions, pegged currencies, illiquid markets and Frontier markets.

Anna Dinescu

COO & Co-founder

12 years Project Management in top tier multi-nationals, fin-tech startups and investment companies.

Specialised in Business development and Fund-Raising for VCs/Hedge Funds/FO focused on fin-tech, blockchain, digital assets and alternative asset investment portfolios.

Tom Bowles

CTO & Co-founder

Financial Quantitative Expert, with 25 years experience in top-tier hedge funds, asset management and family offices in London, New York and Monaco with AUM from $1bn to $30bn.

Specialised in quantitative and machine learning, with a PhD from Oxford in mathematical forecasting.

Successful entrepreneur track record, building three MedTech companies with strong +$1bn exits.

Jonathan Morris


Jonathan has over 24 years of experience as a finance executive, principal, operator and advisor.

Prior to this, Mr. Morris led principal investments and structuring at a private sovereign family office. Prior to that, at Blackstone Group, Inc., where he focused on telecom and technology and served on the board of SunGard AS.
From 2005 to 2012 he was part of the TMT Investment Banking Group of Credit Suisse. Mr. Morris began his career in 1997 within the private equity division of Lombard, Odier et Cie, private bank in Switzerland and subsequently went to work as an associate at GAIN Capital, a currency hedge fund from 1999 to 2003.

Jonathan earned his B.S. in Economics and Finance from the University of Virginia and his M.B.A. from Georgetown University.

Justina Korfanty

Head Of Marketing

Justina has a strong management background in business intelligence, digital marketing, product development and client delivery. She has worked globally with clients in the UK, Europe and USA, and companies in traditional financial markets including hedge funds, business accelerators, technology startups, events & media.

The key expertise areas are business intelligence, digital marketing and digital product development.

Brett Paton

Head Of Engineering

30 years of software engineering experience for major financial institutions including Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Enron, Merrill Lynch, Mizuho, Societe Generale and UBS.

Specialising in front office real-time trading and risk management application development.

Built software company to manage complex structured CDO products used by Aladdin Capital, Eaton Vance and UBS Wealth Management

Daniel Hertz Bugarin


Ranked in top 10 of "The best hackers and challenge solvers in the world" for over 10 years, leading development and security teams for 6 years for companies raising $5m to $25m, as well as unicorns.

Built one of the leading platforms in the NFT space, Ethernity, as well as one of the most performant development and security task-force - StarCluster.

Pioneer in running validators for Proof of Stake blockchains, having helped launch blockchains like Cosmos, Solana, Osmosis or Juno.