David Birch is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital money and digital identity. He is a Director of Consult Hyperion, the technical and strategic consultancy that specialises in electronic transactions. He is the author of 'Identity is the New Money' (LPP).
"David Birch brings out in rich and lucid detail the full historical journey money has been undertaking and the technological revolutions it has encountered en route. Historical scholars, technologists, monetary economists and policy makers will all find something in here to hold their attention, to reshape their view of history or technology, finance or policy." From the foreword by Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist of the Bank of England and member of the Monetary Policy Committee