Quantum Blockchain Technologies Plc – NED Appointment

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November 25, 2022

Quantum Blockchain Technologies Plc
(“QBT” or the “Company”)

Appointment of a non-executive director

The Board of Directors of Quantum Blockchain Technologies (AIM: QBT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark Trafeli as a non-executive director with immediate effect.

Mark is a lawyer qualified in England as well as Wales, California as well as New York. Based in London, he has extensive experience in regulation, compliance and corporate governance. He is currently the General Counsel of the Broadway Gaming Group, an online gaming business with operations in several countries and licensed by the Gambling Commission. Great Britain. He also maintains a private practice he founded in 2008, advising on the UK and USAfinancial services, stock market regulation, commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, compliance and litigation.

Mark previously served as General Counsel and Interim Head of Compliance at RJ O’Brien Europe, London an FCA-regulated clearing firm with multiple exchange memberships and General Counsel for First World Trader (Pty) Limited, a leading South African global fintech company best known for its Easy Equities platform.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science and Doctor of Law (JD) by law, both of University of Michigan.

Francesco GardinCEO and Executive Chairman commented: “I am delighted that Mark has joined our board as NED, bringing his extensive UK and US corporate experience to the table. Moreover, he lived and worked in ItalyMark speaks fluent Italian, which is a big plus when working with the R&D team, part of which is based in Milan area, and our Italian lawyers who are pursuing our ongoing Italian lawsuits. As a lawyer, Mark has excellent experience in dealing with corporate governance, legal and regulatory matters in particular. I look forward to a great working relationship.”

The following information is disclosed in accordance with Rule 17 and paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies in relation to Mark Michael Trafeli (56 years):

Current management and/or partnership:

Former directorates and/or partnerships (during the last five years):



Mr. Trafeli does not own shares in the Company.

Under a service agreement with the Company, Mr. Trafeli is entitled to 2,500,000 options on Common Shares exercisable at a price of 5p per new Common Share.

Options not yet provided. The Company will make an additional announcement in due course in accordance with the grant of the Options.

Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules does not require companies to disclose additional information.

This announcement contains insider information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law under the European Union (Opt Out) Act 2018 (“MAR”) and is disclosed . in accordance with the obligations of the Company under Article 17 of the MAP.

For more information please contact:

Quantum Blockchain Technologies Plc
Francesco GardinCEO and Executive Chairman +39 335 296573

IP Angel Corporate Finance (appointed adviser and broker)
Jeff Keating +44 (0)20 3470 0470
Kasia Brzozowska

Leander (Financial PR)
Christian Taylor-Wilkinson +44 (0) 7795 168 157

About Quantum Blockchain Technologies Plc

QBT (AIM: QBT) is an AIM-listed investment company that recently refocused its strategic focus on technology-related investments, with a focus on the quantum computing, blockchain, cryptocurrencies and artificial intelligence sectors. The company has launched an aggressive research and development and investment program in the dynamic world of blockchain technology, which includes cryptocurrency mining and other advanced blockchain applications.

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