George Matev is a corporate Lawyer also working as a Legal Counsel of several blockchain based international projects. He is Partner and Head of Blockchain and Innovation competence group of Rashev and Partners Law Firm, Bulgaria. He is a founding member and Chairman of the Balkan Blockchain Association, as well as a member of INATBA WG finance. Further, he is a member of the Bulgarian Governmental Blockchain working group, which is entitled to investigate blockchain applicability in the public and the financial sector and analyse the need for adoption of a blockchain related legislation. He was also among the founders and а Board member until 2017 of the Bulgarian Bitcoin Association.