Antony Welfare

Antony Welfare

Co-founder, Retail Blockchain Consortium


Antony has become one of the leading experts in Blockchain technology across the world. Managing Director Blockchain Practice at Global Technology consultancy, Luxoft, Antony is leading the strategy to deliver Enterprise grade Blockchain solutions across all sectors, and using a number of different Blockchain solutions, including Hyperledger fabric, Indy, Corda and sovrin to name but a few.

There are very few people in the world, with his practical experience of the revolutionary Blockchain technology and Antony brings this to life for Enterprise organisations, with real strategies to successfully implement Blockchain solutions.

Antony is Board advisor to the UK government on Blockchain, guest lecturer on the UCL Blockchain programme, Keynote speaker on Blockchain and Author #1 best seller “The Retail Handbook”.

Antony is author of Commercializing Blockchain: Strategic Applications in the Real World, where he has gathered thirteen global experts in Blockchain, and his own significant experience to be published this summer by Wiley.

Antony co-founded the Retail Blockchain Consortium alongside UCL CBT, to drive the Blockchain adoption across the Retail Value chain, where there are now four active working groups focussing on Blockchain solutions. The grocery supply chain working group is the most active, with Europe’s top retailers and brands, active and working through Blockchain use cases, using UCL CBT frameworks.