Kelly Richdale is Senior Advisor for Quantum Safe Security at Sandbox AQ. She holds a portfolio of international mandates based on technology innovation, digital transformation & GoToMarket in regulated industries – notably focussing on quantum, AI, blockchain & cryptocurrencies. She has 25+ years experience of transformative technologies, including blockchain-based payment systems at Libra, crypto and quantum technologies at Sandbox & ID Quantique and identity management at ldemia (ex A4Vision & Bioscrypt).

Her extensive track record includes strategic leadership, entrepreneurship and building high-growth international businesses. She is passionate about social impact and women in STEM and holds advisory roles in academia. She is a frequent judge and speaker at global technology & innovation events

She holds an MA from Cambridge, an MBA from INSEAD, and a CISSP in Cybersecurity.