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Barbara C. Matthews.  Founder & CEO.  Patent author for the PolicyScope process. First U.S. Treasury Attache to the European Union (Senate-confirmed diplomatic rank: Minister-Counselor).  Former Senior Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee.  First regulatory Counsel to the Institute of International Finance, Inc.  Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council.  Life Member of both the Council on Foreign Relations and the Bretton Woods Committee.  Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.  Duke University School of Law (J.D. and LL.M. in Comparative and International Law).

Black Lab Venture Studio.  Dedicated to the idea that senior executives have the deep business and regulatory expertise that will create the next generation of ESG tech innovation, BlackLab differentiates itself from other venture studios by devoting its full scope of talent and intellectual capital to the mission of investing in ESG entrepreneurship at the intersection of tech and regulation.  BlackLab was founded by seasoned investors, entrepreneurs, tech developers and legal experts based in the Washington DC area, with long track records of start-up success.


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