Haydn Jones



Managing Director, Global Head of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Solutions

Haydn Jones is a Managing Director and Global Head of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Solutions, based in London. Haydn leverages more than 25 years’ experience across multiple sectors leading sales and business development, and is now exclusively focused on cryptocurrencies and blockchain.

Prior to joining Kroll, Haydn served as a director at PwC, leading the UK Crypto and Blockchain team. He was responsible for sales and business development working across PwC’s lines of service, supporting audit, assurance, tax, deals and consulting. Before that, he was the founder and managing director for Blockchain Hub, a blockchain and digital currencies advisory company. Haydn has also held positions at The Bank of England, Deutsche Bank and the UK Ministry of Defence.

His notable engagements include regulatory authorization support for a multilateral trading facility covering Europe, Asia and the U.S., independent expert witness reports in civil and complex criminal matters relating to theft and fraud, global review and framework design for digital asset custody services to support a bitcoin miner, regulatory triage across five jurisdictions to support a global crypto exchange covering the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) and regulatory triage for a wallet provider as part of an FCA registration under 5AMLD.

Haydn’s expertise has been featured in Palgrave Macmillan, as co-author of An Executive Guide to Blockchain published in February 2020.

Haydn is a fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, an associate member of the Institute of Mathematics, a member of the General Council of the Bar, liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, the former governor of Dallington School and former chair of trustees of Citizens Advice Bureau in London.

Haydn holds a master’s (First Class Honors) degree in engineering from Manchester University. He also holds a diploma in law from The City University, London.

2023 Fraud and Financial Crime Report

2023 Fraud and Financial Crime Report

Kroll analyzed global data from 400 senior leaders across three continents to gain insights into the current financial crime landscape and learn how technology might stop the threat of economic, crypto and ESG crimes.

Key findings from the report include:

  • 69% of global respondents expect financial crime risks to increase over the next 12 months.
  • More than half of global respondents report that crypto risks are an immediate concern.
  • Rapidly evolving technologies, digital currencies and data privacy and protection policies are the top challenges governments face in the fight against financial crime.
  • Only a third of respondents report that their financial crime compliance programs cater to their organizations’ cryptocurrency risks.

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