Meet the Netcoins Team

Our tight-knit Vancouver-based team has a wealth of experience at the intersection of crypto, fin-tech, and e-commerce. We’re united in our mission to help you easily buy and sell crypto in Canada. Netcoins is a regulated MSB and works closely with the BCSC to help define regulation in the Canadian crypto space.

Mark Binns - BIGG Digital Assets

Mark Binns

Acting CEO of Netcoins

Mark Binns has 20+ years of experience building customer-driven sales and marketing strategies. Mark has founded, built, and sold two consulting companies that provided strategic advice on customer acquisition and revenue growth to Fortune 1000 technology companies including RIM, Cisco and Rogers.

Mark Binns - BIGG Digital Assets

Kim Dwyer


Kim is a Strategy and Operations professional with experience in consulting and financial services. Her experience includes leading digital strategy for CIBC’s retail digital properties and advising clients across a wide range of industries in Strategy and Transformation during her time at PwC. When she’s not working, Kim is usually spending time with her family and friends or enjoying a meal at a restaurant.

Kim Evans

Chief Financial Officer

Kim is a Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years’ of experience in public markets. When she’s not working, you’ll find her hiking and hanging out with her dog.

Ben Samaroo

Regulatory Consultant

Ben manages regulatory matters for Netcoins. He has served in corporate finance, risk and compliance roles for numerous Fintech companies. In his spare time, he flies single-engine Cessna planes.

Ryan Mueller

Chief Compliance Officer

Ryan is a risk management and compliance veteran, working in online payments and risk management for 16+ years. In his spare time, he plays country music and caters to his dog’s every whim.


VP Finance

Dora loves numbers and people. She manages the back office and ensures the Netcoins team have what they need to excel at their areas of expertise! Dora enjoys exploring and is always planning her next trip.


Assistant Controller

Melissa is a seasoned accounting professional with experience in the tech, resources and service industries. In her free time, she is tucked away with a warm cup of tea and a podcast playing in the background.


VP Development

Mark builds robust, sustainable and valuable platforms. He’s spent over 14 years working on challenging development work for payment and ecommerce businesses. When he’s not coding, he loves to DJ.



Shane helped to deploy the world’s first Bitcoin ATM and has previously launched exchanges for Canadians. He brings over 20 years of development experience. In his spare time, he’s mountain biking.



Simon is a workhorse developing everything from security systems, integrations, platform features and fixing bugs. He’s like a coding wizard. When he’s not coding, you’ll find him skiing or climbing.



Julien has eagle eyes when it comes to finding bugs, issues or errors in our platform. He brings years of experience building fintech software. And his good photography skills are a bonus.

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Timothy’s breadth of experience working in e-commerce platforms makes quick at finding solutions and debugging the platform. In his spare time, he’s either listening to audiobooks or watching movies!


Product Manager

Beatrice bridges the gap between customer needs and the development team to build an amazing crypto trading platform. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling and running after her toddler.


Customer Experience Designer

Angel brings with her a wealth of knowledge from the tech industry and helps us resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently, usually while sipping on a cup of BBT.

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Marketing & Design

Hannah takes complex concepts and simplifies them into easy-to-understand product designs, copy, visuals, and campaigns. She does all this with her dog beside her 99% of the time.

Almira Bardai

Brand & Marketing Strategist

Almira develops powerful narratives for domestic and global brands like Nike, Best Buy and more. If she’s not advising Netcoins on a GTM strategy, she’s spending time with her family.


Growth Marketing

John is our marketing wizard! If he’s not busy growing the Netcoins community reach, he’s researching the next big crypto project or trying the newest healthy discovery.

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Content Marketing

Ayelen has a natural knack for writing and community building. She brings years of experience in marketing, communications, and partnerships. If she’s not writing, she’s out hiking, kayaking or biking.


Director Customer Success

Zelly takes customer problems and turns them into small celebrations. She brings years of experience supporting customers in large enterprises. Choice of music? Justin Bieber!


Payments Specialist

Suzette brings a wealth of experience to Netcoins and helps ensure customer payments are processed quickly and seamlessly. You can find her outdoors, exercising, bird watching or travelling in her free time!


Customer Success

Lauren focuses on identifying potential customer risks and works hard to quickly address them. Her favourite activities outside of work? Camping and snowboarding.


Customer Success

Felicia helps ensure our customer payments are processed efficiently and without a glitch. She likes to unwind by adventuring outdoors with her dog (or at times with a glass of wine!).

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Customer Support

Owen is a natural at problem-solving and bringing joy to customers with his quick wit and humour. He has a music degree, plays the trombone and enjoys playing video games!