Narayanan runs an equity crowdfunding platform that enables issuance of tokenized securities for startups and SMEs. He is also the Managing Partner of an early-stage investment firm based in Bahrain. Over a career spanning twenty years, Narayanan has evolved as an investment management specialist, having held senior management positions with prominent institutions such as Deutsche Bank in London, GFH Financial Group, KPMG Corporate Finance and International Investment Bank in Bahrain across a range of sectors. Narayanan is a mentor with a couple of accelerator programmes in Bahrain and has a combination of skills as an angel investor, a financial analyst, an investment manager and a Fintech enabler. He is a CFA Charterholder, a Master in Finance from London Business School, an alumnus of MIT’s Fintech: Future Commerce, has completed the Digital Business Leadership Program at Columbia Business School and the Oxford Blockchain Strategy Program from Said Business School.