Parm is responsible for IBM’s Global Business Services Blockchain strategy and execution leveraging blockchain capabilities, to facilitate lowest friction trade and trade finance networks.
As well as being a member of the International Chambers of Commerce’s Digital Working Group for Trade Finance Digitisation, Parm is also a leading executive that partnered with Europe’s leading banks, to enable we.trade be the world’s first blockchain based trade finance platform in production and enjoy a successful launch. Parm is also an active participant and speaker at BAFT, WTO and other industry events.
Out of office hours, Parm is also an amateur inventor (more tinkerer) and has engaged with a UK Government initiative to tackle obesity with his to be patent-pending stealth exercise device. He is also involved in mentoring several startups in the education, financial and charity software markets as well as Duke of Edinburgh Award students. He follows Arsenal Football Club, Formula 1, squash and has an awful golf handicap.