Over 300 years of cumulative experience in commodities, energy, financial technology and management of public companies. Our Board of Directors is comprised of individuals that support Abaxx with key partnerships and guidance to drive our company and its mission forward.
Joshua D. Crumb
Founder & CEO
Mr. Crumb is the Founder and CEO of Abaxx Technologies and Abaxx Exchange. Prior to Abaxx, Mr. Crumb was a co-founder of Goldmoney Inc. and has served as its Chief Strategy Officer and Director since 2014, and its Chief Financial Officer since 2017.
Mr. Crumb was previously an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs – the Senior Metals Strategist in the Global Economics, Commodities and Strategy Research Division in London; a co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of Coffee Flour, and a Director of Corporate Development at the Lundin Group of Companies.
Mr. Crumb holds a Master of Science in Mineral Economics, a Graduate Certificate in International Political Economy, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
Lead Independent Director
Mrs. Naudie serves as the Lead Independent Director for Abaxx.
She is a seasoned 25-year capital markets professional with global investment expertise as a Senior Portfolio Manager for long-only and long/short North American and global natural resource portfolios. Margot has held senior roles at leading multi-billion-dollar asset management firms, including TD Asset Management, Marret Asset Management, and CPP Investment Board. Margot was cited as a Brendan Wood TopGun Investment Mind (Platinum) for five consecutive years. She acts as an active and engaged Independent Director on public and private company boards. She sits on Investment Committees and Chairs Audit, Compensation, and HR and ESG Committees.
Margot has a Bachelor of Arts in Politics/Economics from McGill University, an MBA from the Ivey School of Business, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Independent Director of HR Committee
Mrs. Flax serves as the Independent Director of HR Committee for Abaxx.
As a former Wall Street executive, Mrs. Flax previously served as Managing Director and Head of Commodity Derivatives, Foreign Exchange and Local Markets, Americas at BNP Paribas. She also held the position of Chief Marketing Officer for J.P.Morgan. Mrs. Flax has been a leader in the FinTech space, sitting on the boards of several organizations including Digital Asset Holdings, a market leading blockchain company, as well as Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). Prior to her role as CEO of Pefin, Mrs. Flax was an advisor to the company in matters of marketing regulation, compliance, business development, strategy and international growth.