Maria Marenco, born in Latin America, grew up in Sweden and is currently based in London. Mrs. Marenco is a Blockchain Strategist and advisor, Healthcare Informatics expert and a Mental Health professional. With her multidisciplinary and international background, Maria brings extensive experience and knowledge having worked with a global not-for-profit Health IT organization in the capacity of an in-house SME on Blockchain and AI technologies, and respective public affairs and communications. Mrs. Marenco has spent most of her professional career in the broad overlapping fields of health and informatics. She is inspired by a holistic vision of human wellbeing, encompassing both physical and mental health. Guided by this vision, and with several years of accumulated and valuable experience in the pharma industry (i.e. large corporations), Maria launched her own consultancy company – MentFort Ltd. In addition to her entrepreneurial background, Maria is involved in the Swedish Blockchain Association as a vertical lead for the eHealth/Health sectors, and is the Sweden/Nordic Chapter President for the Government Blockchain Association as well as an international keynote speaker on related subjects. Maria takes part in various specialist groups that explore the potentials and challenges of DLTs primary to the healthcare and wellness domains, with special focus on the cultural and ethical considerations of technology adaptions and the importance of stakeholders’ value and successful ROIs of social and socio-economic impacts. She is engaged as a board member in various health, wellness and green tech commercial endeavours, strategic planning and related government/public services of same, and currently serves as Senator for Sweden at the World Business Angels Forum (WBAF) and board member of the Global Woman Leader Committee of the WBAF Grand Assembly.