Halligan takes up new role at Algorand after leaving Revolut

Senior executive joins blockchain-focused foundation after two-year stint at Revolut, the fast-growing fintech company which has over 100m customers

The Algorand Foundation, which is headquartered in Singapore, has three full-time staff in Dublin, as well as one of its board members. Its mission is to promote the Algorand blockchain

Deirdre Halligan, who until recently was the only woman serving on the executive team at fast-growing fintech Revolut, has taken up a role with the Algorand Foundation, which is expanding in Dublin.

The Irishwoman served as group head of global affairs and wealth and trading at Revolut, which recently surpassed 100 million customers globally. Her departure from the company after two years, came shortly after co-founder and chief executive Nik Storonsky criticised the British financial ...