Chandler was a previous instructor and industry specialist for this course.

Chandler has several years of experience in the blockchain space, currently serving in a senior role at Astaria. He previously worked at New York-based UMA, where he was a senior growth strategist, after a lengthy period at Luno, a major blockchain technology company innovating in the security and storage of cryptocurrencies. Prior to his time at Luno, he was Chief of Product at Registree, a business focused on solving employment and education frictions in a privacy-preserving way.

He has a Masters degree in Financial Technology, Finance and Financial Management Services from the University of Cape Town, after completing his undergraduate studies in economics at Stellenbosch University. He continues to voluntarily mentor students in coding and blockchain technology at We Think Code in Cape Town, to upskill the next generation of technologists and innovators.