Meet the Team

Meet the Argo team and Board of Directors.

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We are a multi-talented, dynamic team of mining and blockchain network experts, technologists, entrepreneurs, and engineers from all walks of life.  As we continue to grow, we’re committed to recruiting the brightest top-performers and industry experts to help us continue to bring our vision to life.

Peter Wall


Peter was a member of the management team that founded Argo and has been responsible for day-to-day operations since the company launched.

He’s passionate about how blockchain and cryptocurrencies can impact people’s everyday lives. Known as a guy who gets things done, Peter’s varied career includes work as a technology entrepreneur, journalist, and filmmaker. He lives in Ottawa, Canada.

Perry Hothi


Perry leads Argo’s technological development and mining strategies. Before getting into the Blockchain space, Perry was CTO at a major brick-and-clicks retailer in the US, where he led the company’s expansion into 220 locations worldwide. Presently, Perry is the driving force behind Argo’s technological operations. He has been in the Blockchain space for over seven years and his insights have allowed Argo to continue to run its agile, low-cost, high-margin operations.

Sebastien Chalus

VP Operations

Sebastien leads Argo’s operations, business development, and strategy. He is Argo’s resident crypto geek, and is passionate about how cryptocurrency can change the world’s banking systems. Prior to Argo, Sebastien worked in supply chain management and decided to move into the crypto space after seeing the vast potential of smart contract fulfillment. Sebastien knows that as Blockchain technologies continue to see rising adoption rates, there are enormous opportunities to integrate cryptocurrencies into existing financial infrastructure.

Alex Appleton

Finance Director

Alex (CA) is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and brings 19 years’ experience in auditing and corporate. He brings 8 years’ board level experience to the role as both a Finance Director and as Chief Operations Officer. Alex has previously held roles within large multinational organisations and worked within the cryptocurrency sector. He specialises in financial planning, business analysis and financial modelling.

Justin Nolan

VP of Business Development

Justin is leading the development of Argo’s mining facility in Dickens County, Texas. Prior to joining Argo, he was the CEO and founder of the Helios project, which Argo acquired in 2021.  Justin also worked as the Senior Development Manager at the Howard Hughes Corporation’s and before that, he founded BuildingBlok, an online construction management startup, that was acquired by the Contractor’s Register in 2014.  

Abdulrahman Hamdy

Technical Systems Manager

Abdulrahman, an early adopter of blockchain technology, helps develop Argo’s software and server farm management strategies. He strives to optimize Argo’s mining output while ensuring near-perfect uptime.

Prior to joining Argo, Abdulrahman founded a blockchain Mining company, that specialized in server hosting and miner colocation.

Laura Marissa Cullell

Head of Communications

Laura leads Argo’s Communications strategies in tandem with Peter and the PR teams in North America and the UK. Prior to Argo, Laura worked as a communication and legal professional in both governmental and private organizations.

Passionate about the possibilities of Blockchain for Social Good, Laura completed her MA thesis on Blockchain and the UN Sustainable Development Goals at the UN Mandated University for Peace. Her thesis research has been featured in Hackernoon, INTERPOL, and NCFA.

Laura loves the endless possibilities of blockchain and cryptocurrencies have to offer in making the world a better place.

Board Of Directors
Ian Macleod

Executive Chairman

Ian joins Argo with more than 20 years of international experience providing board-level strategic legal advice. Since 2007, Ian has served as Corporate Secretary and General Counsel to the Teligence Group of Companies in Canada which operates in telecoms, payments, eCommerce, and software development. He is responsible for acquisitions, structuring, and the strategic direction of the Teligence portfolio.

Matthew Shaw

Non-executive Director

Matthew has over 25 years of experience as an international banker, corporate adviser, and serial entrepreneur most recently specializing in the technology and the cryptocurrency sectors.

His current portfolio of leadership roles includes Protos Asset Management, a Swiss company he founded that manages a cryptocurrency fund, and president of a proprietary family investment company investing in digital assets, fintech, and other technology sectors.

James Savage

Non-executive Director

James is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and brings to Argo seven years’ private practice experience in auditing and corporate finance across capital markets in the UK, US and Canada.

He has held roles managing audits of large multinational groups and carried out valuations for investment funds. James specialises in financial reporting, business analysis and financial modelling.

Marco D'Attanasio

Non-executive Director

Dr D’Attanasio brings over 20 years of experience in international capital markets, fund management as well as entrepreneurship in the technology sector. He holds a PhD from the University of Parma in Italy in theoretical and mathematical physics.

Dr. D’Attanasio is currently the Chief Investment Officer at Hadron Capital, an investment management firm he co-founded which is based in London. Prior to co-founding Hadron Capital, Dr. D’Attanasio served as a Managing Director at the Royal Bank of Canada in London and was responsible for the Europe and Asia Relative Value Group, a 10-man proprietary trading unit based in London and Hong Kong.

Peter Wall


Peter was a member of the team that founded Argo and has been responsible for day-to-day operations since the company launched.