Dr. Morshed Mannan’s research focuses on blockchain governance and platform cooperatives. He received his Ph.D. from Leiden Law School on the emergence of democratic firms in the platform economy. He is a member of the BlockchainGov research project and a Research Affiliate of the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy at The New School. Morshed has acted as an expert for UN DESA on the legal framework for platform cooperatives and consulted for the International Co-operative Alliance and the NCBA CLUSA-International on topics of cooperative law. He has been called to the Bar of England & Wales and Bangladesh.