Who are we?
SkChain Advisors are a team of global experts in the key areas of research, marketing, technical design and strategy, working together to create world class blockchain and cryptocurrency projects. Our leadership team have extensive experience at international management consultancies and finance companies.
Go further, faster, with SkChain Advisors
SkChain Advisors delivers results. Our services include token economic design, project marketing, community management, public relations, and global partnership development. We work as an extension of your team, amplifying your reach and reduce your project’s time to market. As a full service advisory, we help your reach your goals, stand out from the crowd, and achieve your greatest ambitions.
Our leadership team
CEO & General Partner
A keen entrepreneur and salesperson, Bariq launched his first company at age 17 in the Event Management space before transitioning to Real Estate, where he ran a successful property development business.
Following his introduction to Bitcoin in 2015, Bariq became fascinated with its underlying blockchain technology. After tracking bitcoin and networking in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, Bariq was well positioned to assist blockchain projects in business development and fund-raising in 2017. During this period, he also became an active contributor and token holder to numerous crypto projects.
Bariq is particularly passionate about the implementation of blockchain technology into governance models, especially around expanding the financial opportunity for individuals living in third world countries.
In 2018, Bariq has been working closely with South Asian governments and international organisations to facilitate the introduction of blockchain technology to their infrastructure.
Executive with domestic and international experience in a range of industries including blockchain, finance, corporate software, marketing and education. In each role Chris has identified and developed opportunities to deliver business growthRead More
and develop high performing teams. He has a proven history in strong stakeholder relationship management and strategic growth with extensive experience in managing teams and working collaboratively with external partners. As a business founder/owner and non-executive director Chris is driven to find opportunities and create results for businesses around the world.
Head of Software Development
Jure is an experienced software development leader and mentor with more than 13 years of professional experience. Throughout his career he had a chance to work with both big enterprises and small early stage startups,Read More
holding different roles and working with various tech stacks. He shares our passion for Distributed Ledger Technology and ecosystem evolving around it. Jure will be leading the development services for SKCHAIN- Digital Product Development and Consultancy business.
Garlam was behind the marketing of some of the most successful projects including Harmony, Sandbox, MANTRADAO, KAVA, apy finance and others.Read More
As an ex-investment banker at JP Morgan & ex-Management consultant at Deloitte, Garlam exerts influence in various parts of the blockchain ecosystem through his in-depth connections with the communities in China, Korea, Canada and US.
Head of BD
Matthew has been a full-time member of the blockchain industry since 2017, and a believer of Bitcoin as early as 2016Read More
. He brings a wealth of experience from his past education including a Bachelors of Science in National Security Studies and through holding various operational positions in a multi-billion dollar United States Industrial Supplier called McMaster-Carr.
During his time in the blockchain industry Matthew has held a diverse swath of roles such as, Online Community Director, Business Development Officer, Strategic Advisor, and Investor Relations Representative. In addition to SKChain Advisors, Matthew currently works for the Fantom Foundation as their Business Development representative in the United States.