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Nathan is a lawyer by conviction, with most of his practice in Asia, between Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing and Taipei.

A Swiss and Taiwan dual national, he regularly speaks at events pertaining to law & tech, with a focus on the digital economy.

He is an advisor and angel investor to various startups worldwide, with a focus on technology that promises to make the world just a bit better. 

Originally from the countryside in Switzerland, Nathan had studied in Lausanne, Strasbourg and St. Gallen.  Prior to spending two decades in Asia, he had worked in Zurich, Lausanne and Paris.

A husband and dad, he stays pretty busy, and tries to eat more vegetables.

Projects & Tools


AI: Global Governance and Inclusion

In a world challenged by growing domestic and international inequalities, policymakers face hard problems and difficult choices when dealing with AI systems.


Digital Finance Initiative

A multitude of technical, legal, policy, and economic issues around digital currencies and blockchain technologies have emerged in recent years.



Hong Kong’s mass arrests are giving police crucial intelligence: people’s phones

Nathan Kaiser on the use of search warrants to search phones

May 6, 2020

Regulate Stablecoins – Don’t Squash Them

Regulators should “offer a path for stablecoins to exist…under regulatory environments.”

Oct 23, 2019
Working Paper

A User-Focused Transdisciplinary Research Agenda for AI-Enabled Health Tech Governance

A research agenda for stakeholders to proactively collaborate and design AI technologies that work with users to improve their health and wellbeing

Feb 4, 2019