Cryptocurrency trading platform BlockFi announced the appointment of Jonathan Mayers as general counsel.

In his role, Mayers will lead the charge in maintaining a robust legal and compliance framework for the firm. He will simultaneously lead BlockFi in emerging as an active participant in ongoing regulatory conversations as the crypto regulatory landscape continues to evolve.

Mayers brings decades of experience in legal compliance from traditional financial leaders such as Renaissance Technologies, Deutsche Bank, and Barclay’s, as well as time spent at law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell.