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GCEX’s Investments’ global leadership team is composed of top-tier professionals in their fields. It is united by a sense of responsibility to our mission & vision and a commitment to the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.


Meet The Team


Navid Masud

Co-Founder, Head of Islamic Compliance

Having completed MBA from Punjab University Pakistan in 1982 and completed ACCA Level 1 & 2 certification in the UK.  He was an accountant at Price Waterhouse in the UK and later audit manager at Wine & Co Chartered Accountants in UK. After which, Navid joined Euro Fence Coatings Ltd. as Sales Director where he oversaw expansion, technology, and manufacturing capacity development. His experience has given him unrivaled knowledge of corporate dealings and Islamic compliance.

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John Pellegrini

Co-Founder, Chief Financial Officer & Blockchain Analysis

John Pellegrini BSc (Physics), Grad. Dip.  (Physics) and an MBA (Finance). He has worked at some of the leading international banks, investment banks, commodities exchanges in New York, Chicago, London, Sydney, and Singapore. John has extensive knowledge trading fiat currencies, and variety of commodities. Prior to joining GoldChain, John served as Senior Director at N.M. Rothschild & Sons, in trading and risk management.

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Farah Dinie

Co-Founder, Business Development

Farah Dinie studied Graphic Design and has an MBA. Prior to joining GoldChain, Farah worked in business development with responsibility for delivering financial technology innovation at United Capital Management. Her experience includes supporting startup business within various B2B and B2C fintech sectors including UniEBS Pte. Ltd..

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Dimitri Rizzi

Co-Founder, Chief Technology Strategist

Dimitri Rizzi is educated in Law and holds an MBA. He has over eight years of business experience within finance for a variety of businesses including several startups in a range of industries including oil & gas, commodities, trading, and capital markets. He has completed successful listing of asset backed bonds on the Vienna Stock Exchange prior to joining GoldChain.

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Aung Myo Paing

Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Aung Myo Paing serves as Chief Investment Officer  responsible for business development regarding GCex Exchange and GCS ecosystems. Mr. Paing is part of the senior management team member. He has many years of experience in developing business including start-up businesses. 

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