In this episode of The Crafty Show Renée Graham, the Head of Content at Crafty Counsel is joined by Atik Ahmed, Head of Legal at the Marco Polo Network, which is a block-chain enabled trade finance platform company.
Before joining the company in 2017, Atik worked in the insurance industry at Unum and Bupa and he trained at Pinsent Masons.
Apart from being a lawyer, Atik is a keen sportsman and avid Crossfitter. Atik was also a student journalist and was shortlisted for an award by The Guardian newspaper for Student Sports Journalist of the Year in 2006.
Among other things Atik talks about his career journey, the highlights and challenges of working in-house, working in blockchain, and steering the legal function at a high growth company as it scales up.