Press Release September 19, 2014: Bitcoin Foundation Policy Leadership Establishes Presence in the EU
WASHINGTON, D. C. (September 19, 2014) – The Bitcoin Foundation has retained Monica Monaco, founder and managing director of TRUST EU Affairs, to assist with outreach to political leaders and policymakers in the European Union. Based in Brussels for the past eleven years, Ms. Monaco will utilize her extensive experience in European affairs related to payment systems, consumer credit, e-commerce, and financial education to help the foundation protect and promote Bitcoin in the world’s largest economy.
‘With the new European Parliament and Commission being formed up, now is the right time to engage with Brussels,’ said Jim Harper, Global Policy Counsel for the Bitcoin Foundation. ‘As we’ve been doing in the United States, we’ll be introducing the foundation, educating policymakers about Bitcoin, and sharing Bitcoin’s achievements and potential in terms of financial inclusion with leading policymakers and public officials.’
This post was published at Bitcoin Foundation on September 19, 2014.