Andy Yee

Andy Yee

University College London Centre for Blockchain Technologies

Andy Yee is an industry associate at the University College London Centre for Blockchain Technologies. He is a public policy professional with experience in the financial services and technology sectors.

Articles by Andy Yee


Beyond the U.S.-China Race for Geotechnological Supremacy

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The world is looking on uneasily as China challenges the United States as a technological power, but a zero-sum game is not an inevitability. Governments, businesses, and civil society can come together to help the world break out of this duopoly for a more sustainable future.


Blockchain in China: Tussle Between Control and Openness

Thursday, March 22, 2018

China seems to be of two minds about blockchain, cracking down on cryptocurrencies while recognizing the enormous potential of the technology behind them. Only permissioned, centralized versions of blockchain will be allowed to develop in China, but doesn’t this defeat the purpose of a technology designed to be open, in more ways than one?


The Geography of Digital Money

Thursday, April 14, 2022

With the emergence of Bitcoin and other decentralized crypto-currency and central bank digital money, governments must now act like strategic oligopolists.


The Metaverse in a Fragmented World

Thursday, September 1, 2022

What would the metaverse – an interconnected network of virtual spaces – look like in a geopolitically fragmented world?


De-Dollarization in the Age of Blockchain and Digital Currencies

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Blockchain and digital currencies could accelerate de-dollarization as countries question the dollar's continued supremacy and the increased use of financial sanctions