JOHN COLLINS, Partner
John brings diverse government and industry experience to FS Vector. He was most recently the US Head of Red Flag Consulting, a global firm that offers public affairs and communications advice to companies from a variety of industry sectors. He served as Head of Policy for Coinbase and the Vice President of International Policy at the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade, the international subsidiary of the American Bankers Association. Prior to his time in industry, John served as Senior Professional Staff for the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and led Congress’ first work into digital currencies in 2013.
John has led several fintech and blockchain related efforts as an Affiliate of Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and and is Founder of the First State Fintech Lab, an economic development focused nonprofit dedicated to nurturing the financial technology ecosystem in his home state of Delaware.