Michael Mainelli

Executive Chairman, Z/Yen Group


Amongst his many accolades, Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli achieved British Computer Society Director of the Year in 2005 and the Independent Publisher Book Awards -Finance, Investment & Economics Gold Prize with Ian Harris in 2012. Amongst his creations Michael produced the first digital map of world, Mundocart; co-founded Z/Yen Group in 1994, whose clients include virtually all global investment banks, finance and tech. firms, governments and policy makers; pioneered one of the first uses of Mutually Distributed Ledger (aka Blockchain) in 1995 and founded Long Finance to improve society’s understanding and use of finance over the long-term.

Expertise: Seismology, Accounting, ICT Innovations, Financial Risk-reward