Welcome to Millicent

Building the infrastructure for people-first money

Co-funded by the UK Government, Millicent is building a hyper-fast, highly interoperable and regulator-friendly distributed network to ignite the global mass adoption of digital finance.

Millicent Labs was awarded UK's most competitive research and development grant, an Innovate UK Smart Grant.

MONEY IS EVOLVING

An award-winning project, Millicent is reinventing how money works by creating open and interconnected foundations for the future of finance.

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Next-generation
features are
embedded in our DNA

Next-generation features are embedded in our DNA
Lightning fast & eco-friendly

Lightning fast

& eco-friendly

Millicent uses a DAG-based consensus that can securely process thousands of transactions per second with sub-second settlement & negligible energy use.
Low Cost & Convenient

Low Cost

& Convenient

Transaction fees from one one-thousandth of a penny, cross-border compliance, & powerful - but accessible - user services with on and off-chain utility, pave the way for true financial inclusion.
Versatile & Interoperable

Versatile

& Interoperable

Millicent will bridge major enterprise & public blockchains, as well as traditional financial systems, supporting financial inclusion, institutional access to DeFi, fiat on & off-ramping, tokenized assets, etc

Founded by

experts

Stella Dyer Co-Founder & CEO

Stella Dyer

Co-Founder & CEO
Senior management expert with years of experience at the forefront of global finance and leadership with Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, and managing Goldman Sachs' Global High Tech Investment Banking Unit.
MBA, Harvard Business School
Headshot: Millicent CTO Dr Zakwan Jaroucheh

Dr Zakwan Jaroucheh​

Co-Founder & CTO
Expert in blockchain and DLT technologies,  context-aware pervasive computing, and cyber-security. Author of 20+ peer-reviewed publications in Computer Science.
PhD, Computer Software Engineering, Edinburgh Napier University
Kene Ezeji-Okoye

Kene Ezeji-Okoye

Co-Founder & President
Business development and growth lead with experience scaling young start-ups and implementing creative strategies for global companies including Microsoft, Red Bull, and BMW.
MBA, Anglia Ruskin University Exec. Ed. INSEAD
Umair Sarfraz

Umair Sarfraz

Co-Founder & Advisor
Directed Acyclic Graph specialist, senior software developer and technical lead with the IOTA foundation. Highly skilled in systems architecture, wallets, microtransactions and cloud security.
MSc, Computer Science, COSMATS
Dr. Kseniia Ilchenko

Dr. Kseniia Ilchenko

Head of Product
Full-stack data scientist with strong background in economic modelling, enterprise blockchain payment systems, ML and AI techniques for data analysis, forecasting and financial modelling.
PhD, Models and Information Technologies in Economics, National Technical University of Ukraine
Trevor Oakley

Trevor Oakley

Solutions Architect
Solutions architect focused on CBDCs and related issues, including tokenisation and monetary policy. Experienced in Hyperledger, Corda, Mojaloop, Java, nodejs, Go. Formerly with Deutsche Bank and Skale
MSc, Computer Science, University of Manchester
Sam Speed

Sam Speed

Head of Ecosystem
Extensive experience in brand management, corporate strategy, community and partnerships; working with both Fortune 100 companies including Nike, Walmart and Microsoft, as well as growth stage startups such as Plenty and Allbirds
MA, International Business and Management, University of Westminster Exec. Ed. Columbia Business School
David Elu

David Elu

Head of Compliance / MLRO
Senior risk and compliance officer with a long history at the core of regulated financial entities including Clydesdale Bank and Ghana International Bank. Strong educational background in both Computer Science and Law.
MSc, Computer Science, Queen Mary University
LLM, Tax Law, Queen Mary University
Stella Dyer Co-Founder & CEO

Stella Dyer

Co-Founder & CEO
Senior management expert with years of experience at the forefront of global finance and leadership with Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, and managing Goldman Sachs' Global High Tech Investment Banking Unit.
MBA, Harvard Business School
Headshot: Millicent CTO Dr Zakwan Jaroucheh

Dr Zakwan Jaroucheh​

Co-Founder & CTO
Expert in blockchain and DLT technologies,  context-aware pervasive computing, and cyber-security. Author of 20+ peer-reviewed publications in Computer Science.
PhD, Computer Software Engineering, Edinburgh Napier University
Kene Ezeji-Okoye

Kene Ezeji-Okoye

Co-Founder & President
Business development and growth lead with experience scaling young start-ups and implementing creative strategies for global companies including Microsoft, Red Bull, and BMW.
MBA, Anglia Ruskin University Exec. Ed. INSEAD
Umair Sarfraz

Umair Sarfraz

Co-Founder & Advisor
Directed Acyclic Graph specialist, senior software developer and technical lead with the IOTA foundation. Highly skilled in systems architecture, wallets, microtransactions and cloud security.
MSc, Computer Science, COSMATS
Dr. Kseniia Ilchenko

Dr. Kseniia Ilchenko

Head of Product
Full-stack data scientist with strong background in economic modelling, enterprise blockchain payment systems, ML and AI techniques for data analysis, forecasting and financial modelling.
PhD, Models and Information Technologies in Economics, National Technical University of Ukraine
Trevor Oakley

Trevor Oakley

Solutions Architect
Solutions architect focused on CBDCs and related issues, including tokenisation and monetary policy. Experienced in Hyperledger, Corda, Mojaloop, Java, nodejs, Go. Formerly with Deutsche Bank and Skale
MSc, Computer Science, University of Manchester
Sam Speed

Sam Speed

Head of Ecosystem
Extensive experience in brand management, corporate strategy, community and partnerships; working with both Fortune 100 companies including Nike, Walmart and Microsoft, as well as growth stage startups such as Plenty and Allbirds
MA, International Business and Management, University of Westminster Exec. Ed. Columbia Business School
David Elu

David Elu

Head of Compliance / MLRO
Senior risk and compliance officer with a long history at the core of regulated financial entities including Clydesdale Bank and Ghana International Bank. Strong educational background in both Computer Science and Law.
MSc, Computer Science, Queen Mary University
LLM, Tax Law, Queen Mary University

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