Mariana de la Roche is the Regulatory Affairs Manager at the IOTA Foundation and, since 2021, co-chair of the INABTA Social Impact and Sustainability Working Group. She is a Colombian human rights lawyer with a law degree in human rights and humanitarian law and a master's degree in public administration. She has over nine years of experience as a project manager and legal and regulatory advisor for different NGOs and social businesses in Colombia and Germany.
Mariana has been leading the actions of the social impact and climate of INATBA, raising awareness and advocating for blockchain for good on the global level. She has presented use cases at COP26, the EU Blockchain Week, and the Environment Ministerial For Europe Conference, among others. Mariana is also part of the leadership team coordinating Blockchain 100+, an initiative supported by the UN's General Assembly to create a charter for blockchain and the UN Values.