Urs Wieland is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Bitcoin Capital AG, a Swiss based SPV and issuer of ETPs. In addition to this role, Urs is an independent advisor and board member for Baymarkets AS and an independent advisor for Financial Market Infrastructures. Urs previously served as Executive Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs & Business Development for SIX Securities Services, a role which he had held for over four years. Previously, Urs held the role of Head of Risk Management at SIX Securities Services for over 15 years and in 2010 took over the role of CEO of SIX x-clear AG, the Swiss Central Counterparty of SIX. Urs has also previously served as a Member of the Executive Committee at EACH, the European Association of Central Clearing Houses; a Member of the Board of ECDSA, the European Central Securities Depositories Association; and the Chairman of the Swiss National User Group for T2S (Target 2 Securities), one of the major projects of the ECB.