Many treasurers are interested in blockchain technology, but very few are actually implementing it in their businesses. That’s where Tim de Knegt, strategic finance and treasury manager for the Port of Rotterdam, stands apart. GTNews spoke to de Knegt on how he was using blockchain, the challenges he will face in his role of treasury over the next 12 months and what advice he would give to someone starting their career in treasury.
What will your biggest challenges be over the next 12 months?
What advice would you give to someone looking to implement blockchain in their business?
Why is blockchain a good fit for supply chains?
What advice would you give to yourself ten years ago?
Read more from Tim de Knegt on his treasury role here.
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