THE CORE

Meet the Team

The secret to truly successful work isn’t just about technology; it’s about working
with the right people.

George Marano

Founder & CEO

George has extensive entrepreneurial experience in starting up and working with enterprises in the fields of education, mining and financial services in addition to consulting as a subject matter expert in the field of business strategy. George has worked in many international markets, mainly in Asia and Latin America.

George Holds a PhD in Strategic Management, MBA, Master of Commerce (RMIT University) and Grad. Dip in Asian Law (The University of Melbourne).

Omar Diab

Founder & COO

With over 25 years of financial markets experience, Omar brings a unique perspective on financial start-ups and market analysis where he has gained through working at and with large financial market institutions both domestically and internationally. Omar’s specialties lie in the marketing and trading of financial products, especially derivatives.

Omar holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Management (University of Wollongong).

Adam Mazzaferro

Founder & General Counsel

As an entrepreneur with a background in corporate and commercial law, Adam has over 15 years in mergers and acquisitions, corporate advisory, structured banking and finance. The fields Adam has worked in are tech-based applications, telecommunications, e-commerce and financial services to name a few. These endeavors were for private, publicly listed and international clients.

Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) and Bachelor of Laws (University of Wollongong) and is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales.

Nick Qi

Chief Technology Officer

Nicholas is one of the pioneers in Australia of technology space, especially in the BlockChain community. He has extensive experience in establishing and operating technology-based companies that have gone on to become successful enterprises. Nicholas specializes in software, data analytics, artificial intelligence in the FinTech Industry and is a sort after consultant.

Nicholas has a Bachelor degree in Computer Science Engineering (University of Hertfordshire) and a Master’s degree in Information Technology (University of New South Wales) 

Mazi Katanov

Creative Director

With a background in multiple art and design disciplines (architectural and fine arts), Mazi has successfully transitioned into the digital space. Mazi brings her entrepreneurial skills and artistic talent to the LoveChain. This talent was built over many years through her own design agency, which provided digital design solutions to clients from diverse sectors. 

Mazi holds a Bachelor and Master’s degrees in architecture (Monash University) and a certificate in UX Design.

Anaïs Moutarlier

Marketing Co-ordinator

Anais has a wealth of experience in social media marketing and communications. Her last role was as a digital manager in France marketing white goods and alternative medicines. The role traversed website management, creation and management of social media sites, order management and event planning. Anais is multilingual and has experience working across Europe.

Anais has a Bachelor’s degree in marketing and Master’s degree in Advertising Strategy and Digital Communication (The Federation for EDucation in Europe, France)

Andreh Georges

Merchants Relationships Manager

Andre has 20 years’ experience at the customer interface in many industries spanning financial services, retail and hospitality. In addition, Andreh has start-up experience in Australia, taking many to an exit stage. Additionally, Andreh has extensive relationship management skills with the ability to establish and maintain networks across diverse stakeholder groups.

Andreh holds an MBA degree (Macquarie University).

Qiuyuan Yin

Full Stack Engineer

Qiuyuan specializes in front end web development with an emphasis on the user interface experience. Qiuyuan is a much sort after software engineer and has applied his skills in Australia and China in fintech, insurance and e-commerce companies. 

Qiuyuan has a Bachelors degree in Microelectronics ((University of Electronic Science and Technology) and a Master’s degree in Information Technology (University of New South Wales).