Founder of several web3 companies based in Dubai and the first to develop the world’s first and only true automated NFT fractionalization technology.Closely aligned with the UAE governmental pillars through web3 initiatives applying the latest blockchain technology to innovative utilities within Dubai.
Ryan is passionate about keeping ahead of the trends and being a leader by providing solutions in a range of sectors from art to charity, culture, education, circular economy and more.
Georgia Ward is a leading Strategic Marketing and PR Consultant working with iconic business leaders such as Baroness Karen Brady and specialising in UK, Europe and UAE event, aerospace, technology and industry organisations with business-reviving marketing and PR strategies. She has relationships with key UAE. Middle East, Europe & UK aerospace, aviation, technology, hospitality, MICE, business and lifestyle press.
A serial entrepreneur and Web3 enthusiast. A specialist in fitness-based businesses, at the start of his entrepreneurship journey Kieran founded KO Beach Boot Camps, a fitness and wellness retreat in Javea, Spain before launching KO8 Fitness in 2015, a fitness equipment and boutique gym company based in Dubai, UAE, with elite sports teams and athletes, such as Liverpool F.C, England Cricket, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Stoke City and golfers Justin Rose and Martin Kaymer, on the client list.
In 2021, Kieran took his first business step into Web3 and founded GNZ-11, a Web3 NFT-based fashion brand that combines 3D, incredibly detailed art, and cutting-edge fashion design to be worn digitally and in reality.
Kieran, and his team’s mission, within the NFT space is to create truly unique projects that provide value to their community both in the metaverse and in real life.
John Charles is a contemporary artist from the UK, now based in the UAE. Renowned for his portrait work, JC has also successfully explored abstract art, landscapes and cityscapes to great acclaim. JC takes his artistic influence from his favourite artists, Van Gogh and Jackson Pollock although when it comes to painting, he likes to follow his own path, with films, songs and people inspiring him to create stunning artwork. JC’s bold and explosive style is instantly recognisable in all of his paintings, with each piece completed using a pallet knife and finished off with his signature golden lines. JC has held 4 hugely successful solo exhibitions in the UK and UAE, with sold-out collections, limited edition prints and NFT drop.
Robin Barton, also known as ‘Bankrobber’, is a renowned photographer, British art dealer and Banksy specialist.
An established artist behind the camera, Robin has worked with leading music and fashion publications, including Sounds, NME, Blitz, The Face, as well as Independent Magazine where he photographed the likes of Sir Alec Guinness, Oliver Reed, Johnny Depp, Lou Reed, Hugh Grant. Later he worked for other publications Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph, Elle, Vogue, Tatler and Blueprint and four of his works have been placed in the National Portrait Gallery permanent collection: Martin Clunes, Sir Paul Scofield, Jack Charlton and Sir Peter Hall.
In June 2007, he launched art dealership and gallery Bankrobber London, now located in Mayfair, London. Robin and Bankrobber London were responsible for the sale of the Banksy mural Slave Labour. In 2014 Robin Barton and Bankrobber London were involved in the preservation of Banksy’s Spy Booth in Cheltenham.
Robin supports UA3, a new Web3-based business and community that specialises in fractionalising art into NFTs, as an art consultant and Banksy specialist, supporting the brand in purchasing several Banksy pieces, set to be realised by UA3 in early 2023.