Sergey Nazarov

Robert Kopitsch is the initiator and co-founder of Blockchain for Europe and acts since its foundation in 2018 as its Secretary General. In parallel, Robert also serves as APCO Worldwide’s European Financial Services, FinTech and Blockchain practice lead. Besides that, in 2022 he also advised the DeFi Education Fund (DEF). Prior to joining APCO Worldwide, Robert worked for the Austrian Ministry of Finance and the Wirtschaftsrat Deutschland in Vienna, as well as in the European Parliament and the EU office of Raiffeisen Bank International in Brussels. In addition, he is the co-founder of the European Forum for Future Economy (EF4FE). Robert holds three master’s degrees in public communication and contemporary history (both from the University of Vienna) as well as in European politics and policies (from KU Leuven).