With experience of the legal, accounting and regulatory framework of the blockchain industry, Mr Hamilton will bring expertise to the company in the “assessment of product offerings and territorial licensing opportunities, evaluation of customer user cases, executive teams and the competitive landscape they operate in”, a spokesperson for REFFIND said.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Hamilton said he was excited to work with REFFIND as an adviser.
“The company has a strong cash position, capable board of directors and is dedicated to seeking out the most exciting investment opportunities leveraging distributed ledger technology,” he said.
“I intend to add value by helping the board make prudent investment decisions and open up access to new market opportunities.”
Mr Hamilton is based in Dubai and heads operations at rewards and loyalty platform Loyyal, which was built with blockchain and smart contract technology.
He is also an adviser to institutional investor groups in the US seeking to invest in blockchain assets.
REFFIND non-executive director Anthony Dunlop said he was delighted to secure Mr Hamilton to work with the board.
“This represents a significant milestone in our ability to expand our existing enterprise product offering and leverage rapid growth into key national markets,” Mr Dunlop said.