Technical Standards Committee
Angus Brown Centbee
Angus Brown
Co-founder & CEO, Centbee

Angus is the founder and CEO of, a leading global BitcoinSV payments business. This is the culmination of a career founding and leading innovative payments businesses in South Africa.

Angus was part of the founding team in 2000, and later CEO of As the world’s first bank-backed digital currency, this business made a lasting mark on the South African eCommerce, banking and loyalty landscape. He served FirstRand for 11 years in various senior roles, including leading the Vodacom Financial Services partnership. Following that he was the Head of Alliance Banking and CIO at Mercantile Bank Limited for 4 years. He introduced payment capabilities to Blue Label Telecoms and then MMI Holdings, serving at executive level with these listed companies. In the past few years he has helped create several ‘challenger’ FinTech ventures including BETTR Bank (a neobank serving Gen-Z); Intergreatme (a self-sovereign digital identity app) and Centbee.

Angus was educated at Wits (BSc Hons) and the University of Oxford (AMP). He is a member of the Institute of Directors, and serves on the Technical Standards Committee of the Bitcoin Association (Switzerland).