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Caroline Malcolm


Vice President, Global Public Policy

Caroline is the VP of Global Public Policy at Chainalysis. Drawing on Chainalysis’ unique data analytics
and tools, she works with clients from the public and private sectors to understand developments in
digital asset markets and their intersect with global regulatory trends and requirements. In addition, she
works closely with internal teams to ensure that the right data and tools are being surfaced and built to
meet the future needs of these industry stakeholders.

Caroline was previously the founding Head of the OECD's Global Blockchain Policy Centre, from 2018 to
2021, working on a diverse range of blockchain-related policy issues, such as fintech, competition policy,
data governance, and supply chain transparency. In 2019, she co-led the Financial Stability Board’s
workstream on decentralised fintech, and also established the OECD’s Blockchain Expert Policy Advisory
Board, bringing together more than 100 experts from across the world in government, industry,
academia and civil society. In 2020, Caroline was named a “Young Global Leader” by the World
Economic Forum, and was a judge in the G20 techsprint hackathon. In 2022, she was a finalist in the
Global Australian Awards.

Caroline's career began as a lawyer to the Australian government before she joined the OECD in 2010, to
work on international tax transparency issues. She went on to set up the OECD-UNDP Tax Inspectors
Without Borders initiative and then became the advisor to the OECD’s Head of Tax during the OECD/G20
BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) Project. During this time, Caroline became more interested in the
impact of emerging technologies on policy frameworks and began the first global study of the tax
treatment of crypto-currencies.

Caroline holds an LLB and LLM, as well as a BA in Communications.