Our Team

Carlo Sciubba
Managing Director / Partner

Serial entrepreneur with experience in cross border payments and international trade. RG146 qualified in Foreign Exchange trading and dealing. Carlo has an extensive and accomplished background in complex contractual negotiations and transactional deal-making. Big Believer in Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies.

Jon Allison
Head of Operations / Partner

Graduated from University of Canberra with a B. Finance (Majoring in Banking and Financial Services). Worked as a Statistical Data Analyst, Superannuation Product Knowledge Specialist, FX Account Manager and FX Content Writer. Has considerable experience in FX Markets, Sales, Research and Database Management.

Jordan Baker
Head of Partnerships & Development / Partner 

Connects the dots between projects and investors whilst building communities in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. Leads initiatives and communication opportunities for projects and investors to better educate themselves for success in this fast changing environment. Serial entrepreneur with experience in both sales and business. RG146 qualified (foreign exchange) Account manager, Corporate Foreign exchange broker and business development manager. Has considerable experience networking and fund raising.

Kane Templeton
Head of Stategy / Partner

Experienced Blockchain Practitioner with strong business acumen from a background in management consulting, with a focus on operational transformation and corporate turnaround advisory. He advises enterprise and blockchain-based projects at Deloitte Blockchain Australia and is a Blockchain Practitioner for dbc3 Research Group (Global Deloitte Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Community)—three global blockchain hubs serving Americas, APAC and EMEA regions. Additionally, Kane is the Founder of Merkkle (sold ‘18), and Founder of League of ICOs Group (sold ’18); Global Ambassador for IOTA IEN and Australian Ambassador for Edenchain. Kane is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting.

Joshua McVey
Investor Relations and Corporate Advisory

Joshua McVey is a solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, capital raisings and corporate governance related matters for large listed and private entities across the financial services and blockchain industry. Josh also has experience in managing matters in relation to joint ventures and corporate reconstructions and provides ongoing corporate advisory advice to clients in respect of governance, directors’ duties, securities law and listing rule matters. Josh is the Official Hashgraph Australia Ambassador, and Founder of Merkkle (Sold ‘18).

Backgrounds in cross-border payments and proprietary trading.

Our team consists of financial professionals who have worked in corporate FX dealing and proprietary trading. Our previous experience has given us the confidence and foresight to invest directly into what we perceive as the future of payments.

 Blockchain Networking

Modern assets have developed extensive international networks within the cryptocurrency community.
We regularly engage with C-level executives to evaluate investment opportunities and advise blockchain companies entering the market.

Our Mission

The cryptocurrency markets are highly volatile and extremely complicated to navigate. At Modern Assets we aim to simplify the investment process and educate our community on the transactional risks involved, as well as the potential opportunities that suitable portfolio structures and trading strategies can afford each client.