Robert Learney

Lead Technologist - Blockchain & DLT at Digital Catapult



In 2014, Robert co-founded the Imperial College Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering, aiming to create a cross-disciplinary academic focal point for blockchain research in London, and has been following developments across this sector ever since. He is an active member of the UK Government’s Community of Interest in the subject, and has been invited to speak on the transformative potential of blockchain technology at multiple UK and international events. He is now the Lead Technologist in Blockchain and DLT at the Digital Catapult, managing a team engaged in multiple collaborative projects aiming to improve the UK’s economic position through the appropriate use of this technology.