Dirk Bernhardt is COO/CFO at blockchain infrastructure startup CommerceBlock. He brings a wide range of experiences with him from previous engagements in consulting, multinational matrix organisations as well as scaling tech startups. His skill set includes strategic planning, restructuring, financial modelling, business scaling, equity fundraising, due diligence and many years in leadership positions. Most recently, Dirk served as Head of Finance and also covered HR/Recruiting for one of the UK’s fastest growing energy tech startups, Limejump. Previously Dirk spent eight years in various finance and operations roles at a multinational commodities company and also gained experience in corporate restructuring consulting. He holds a MSc in Finance and Business from Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany.