Dr Naseem Naqvi


British Blockchain Association


Naseem was the first person in the world to coin the term “Evidence-Based Blockchain” (EBB). His list of positions include:

  • Founding chair of the Centre for Evidence-Based Blockchain.
  • President and principal fellow of the British Blockchain Association.
  • Editor-in-chief and founder of the Journal of the British Blockchain Association (JBBA), the world’s first open access scientific blockchain journal available both in print and online.
  • Honorary lecturer at the University of Liverpool.
  • Chair of research and education at Enterprise Ethereum Alliance.


His achievements include:

  • Chairing two international scientific conferences—in London on 12 March 2019, and again on 11 March 2020 in Edinburgh.
  • Being named a “Think Tank” and a “Blockchain Influencer” by the UK Parliament in July 2018.
  • Featuring in the list of EU blockchain experts by EU Horizon 2020, Frankfurt School Blockchain Center.
  • MSc in blockchain and cryptocurrency (awarded the prestigious Genesis Block Scholarship for ‘Exceptional & Notable contributions to Blockchain Technology & Cryptocurrencies).
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals including The JBBA, The BMJ and McGill Medical Journal.


Naseem has given over 300 talks (45+ keynotes) on blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.


He is a passionate supporter of blockchain and its potential for disruptive multi-industry transformation to deliver cost-effective, real-world, tangible change to society.