Vera Kobalia is the former Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. In 2019, Ms. Kobalia was recognized as one of Business in Vancouver's Forty Under 40. She is currently a Board Director at Sandstorm Gold and an Economic Development Advisory Committee Member for the City of New Westminster. Previously, she was an International Doing Business Advisor for the Australia Indonesia Partnership for Economic Governance in Jakarta, Indonesia and held the role of Deputy Chair of the Board for the Astana Expo 2017 National Company in Astana, Kazakhstan. Ms. Kobalia is an AsiaGlobal Fellow at the University of Hong Kong (researching use of Blockchain technologies for Public Sector/ Registries) and a member of the People’s Panel at the Centre for Public Impact in London, UK. Ms. Kobalia is a co-founder of Olyn - an ultimate asset registry.