About BTL

Operating from both Canada and the UK, BTL offers blockchain solutions to businesses across multiple industries, in particular the finance, energy and gaming sectors. BTL has built prototypes that showcase the capabilities of its Interbit platform.

The Interbit blockchain platform facilitates the rapid development of business applications that will dramatically improve efficiency across several industries. Some of the world’s largest institutions are using Interbit to explore new opportunities on private blockchains.

With offices in Vancouver, Calgary, and Canary Wharf in London, BTL is positioning itself as a front-runner in the blockchain ecosystem, providing advice and knowledge to industry leaders.


Guy Halford-Thompson

Chief Executive Officer

Guy is a highly analytical and programmatic thinker who recognized early on that the distributed-ledger-technology that underpins bitcoin, known as "the Blockchain," was a groundbreaking innovation with the potential to transform society. A thought leader in the blockchain space, Guy is the Founder and CEO of BTL Group, the first public blockchain technology company (TSXV:BTL). He is also the co-founder of QuickBitcoin—a bitcoin trading company that introduced one of the first bitcoin ATMs to the United Kingdom in 2013.

Hugh Halford-Thompson

Chief Innovation Officer

With 5 years experience with blockchain technology, Hugh is co-founder of BTL Group LTD. A founding member of the UKDCA, Hugh previously co-founded Quickbitcoin in 2013 which became the UK's biggest bitcoin brokerage and operated the first bitcoin ATM in London. Hugh works out of BTL Group LTD's London office where he is responsible for all technical aspects of the company.

Jackson Warren

Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer of Xapcash

Jackson is an organized and passionate product developer whose primary interest is in driving innovation to make the world a better place today. He has founded and sold two successful companies that made millions of people around the world aware of blockchain technology and digital currencies. Most recently he founded and served as CEO of XAPCASH Technologies Inc.

Gary Boddington

Chief Revenue Officer

Gary has been a co-founder in tech start-ups, and has successfully navigated the complex process of being acquired by a global entity. As a former CEO with global responsibility, he has built direct and indirect license revenue channels. He is an accomplished business executive that has cultivated key stakeholder relationships, worked with boards of directors, shareholders and founders. He has strategic & operational fluency in organic SaaS and M&A growth environments, with a sound understanding of key financial issues that impact a business.

Tom Thompson

Chief Technology Officer

Tom is a world-class software developer with over 16 years of technical and business experience. Tom got his start in mechatronics engineering and industrial automation of critical systems. He brought these skills into the enterprise IT field where he became an expert at building reliable systems out of unreliable components in data centers. His focus on blockchain began in 2013 after realizing it is the only path forward to failsafe business systems. Tom's ultimate goal in blockchain is the creation of everlasting and incorruptible data that executes with perpetual reliability.

Robert Suttie

Chief Financial Officer

Robert possesses more than sixteen years experience in financial services, including over ten years in public accounting, specializing in management advisory, accounting, and financial disclosure. His public company experience includes preparation of financial statements, initial public offerings, business combinations and asset carve-outs, and spin-out transactions. He serves as Chief Financial Officer to a number of companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture exchanges, and currently manages the financial reporting team at Marrelli Support Services Inc.

Dominic McCann

Executive Vice-President, Sales and Marketing

Dominic previously served as a director of SAS Institute where he led the Oil and Gas Business Unit for SAS in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He has a very technology focused sales career with a great deal of exposure to the energy sector having previously worked at Accenture, Dell, Morse Group and mhm Group which was acquired by Deloitte.


Christian Pekeler

Team Lead - Calgary

Brent Benton

Team Lead - Vancouver

Nicole Demers

Blockchain Developer

Logan Hayman

Head of Sales

Brittany See

UX Designer

Ralph Halford-Thompson

Business Analyst

Mark Barber

Head of Product Enablement

Madeleine Service

Operations Coordinator

Ben Hoffman

Developer - Calgary

Sandra Saavedra

Executive Assistant

Jared Dykstra

Developer - Calgary

Jacob Payne

Blockchain Developer

Nicole Cook

Program Manager

Jay Milroy

Head of Product Management


Brian Hinchcliffe


Brian founded and served as the CEO and President of Northern Aspect Resources Ltd. He is currently the Executive Chairman and CEO of Belvedere Resources Ltd. He has been involved in projects in the natural resources sector for nearly 20 years. Brian served as Vice President at Goldman Sachs for ten years before launching an entrepreneurial career. He worked at J. Aron trading arm of Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for the mining industry sector and worked in both New York and London. Brian also co-founded American Pacific Mining, Jordex Resources, and Kirkland Lake Gold.

John Thomson


John has significant experience in building joint venture and distributor relationships in the FMCG and pharmaceutical sectors internationally and has worked internationally in a variety of senior roles for companies including PepsiCo. Most recently, he has built up a successful consulting business providing advice to institutional shareholders and management teams in the media, minerals and technology sectors.

Dominic McCann


Dominic previously served as a director of SAS Institute where he led the Oil and Gas Business Unit for SAS in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He has a very technology focused sales career with a great deal of exposure to the energy sector having previously worked at Accenture, Dell, Morse Group and mhm Group which was acquired by Deloitte.

Advisory Board

Jon Downing


Jon is an experienced innovation, service and technology leader, with over 25 years experience successfully delivering significant business & technology service improvement at multiple global companies - including Visa, American Express, J P Morgan, and HP Enterprise Services. Jon setup and led the blockchain practice at Visa Collab and was responsible for leading multiple high profile proof of concept initiatives with key start-up companies, testing ideas for new products and services across the whole payments eco-system, with specific focus and thought leadership in the blockchain and crypto-currency domain.