Lasanka Perera

Chief Executive Officer, Singapore

Independent Reserve


Lasanka Perera is the Chief Executive Officer at Independent Reserve Singapore, which is the first licensed cryptocurrency exchange for all investors. As a co-founder of the company, Perera has steered Independent Reserve to become one of the leading crypto exchanges in the Asia Pacific region. The company is recognised for its commitment to good corporate governance and ensuring the security of its customer assets.

Before joining Independent Reserve, Perera had extensive experience in markets and trading and had established several regulated consumer-facing financial services businesses. During his career in traditional finance, Perera noticed the inefficiencies of foreign currency transfers and saw a huge potential in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to improve people's lives. This led him to pivot his career into the crypto space.

As an early adopter of cryptocurrency and a passionate advocate for the industry, Perera regularly participates in trade conferences and industry events. He connects with like-minded individuals and businesses to foster the growth of the industry.

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Independent Reserve Co-Founder Sees the Potential of Digital Assets as an Asset Class for Wealth Management Sector Independent Reserve, the first licensed cryptocurrency exchange for all investors in Singapore, recently appointed Lasanka Perera as Chief Executive Officer for its Singapore entity. Hubbis met with him to learn more about his views on the current digital assets landscape and his vision for Independ....

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