Mariana De La Roche

Senior Regulatory Affairs Expert | IOTA Foundation

Mariana de la Roche is the Senior Regulatory Affairs Expert of the IOTA Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors of INATBA.

Mariana De La Roche

She is a Colombian human rights lawyer with a law degree obtained with academic excellence, a specialization in human rights and humanitarian law, and a master’s degree in public administration.

She has over nine years of experience as a project manager and legal and regulatory advisor for different NGOs and social businesses in Colombia and Germany. Since 2021 Mariana has been leading the actions of the social impact and sustainability working group of INATBA, raising awareness and advocating for blockchain for good at the global level.

She spoke and presented blockchain use cases for good in COP27, the EU blockchain week, and the Environment Ministerial For Europe Conference, among other relevant international spaces.

Mariana is also part of the leading team coordinating BC100+, an initiative supported by the UN’s General Assembly to advocate for BC for the UN Charter Values and the 2030 Agenda. Lastly, since 2023 she is part of the Expert Panel of the EUBOF and one of the ambassadors of the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC).