Stephen DeMeulenaere - Coin AcademyStephen is one of the founders of Coin Academy. In his day to day role here he curates a number of collections and also creates original Coin Academy courses.

Stephen has 25 years of experience in complementary currency, sharing economy and local currency systems in North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, and is considered to have one of the broadest experiences in the entire field. In 1995 he founded the Complementary Currency Resource Center as a place for new currency researchers, practitioners and promoters to gather, learn, share concepts and collaborate. He knows that a sustainable future is only possible with a sustainable monetary system, and that another world is possible.

Stephen is a long time Asia expat who currently resides with his wife in Bali, Indonesia. He speaks frequently at currency and economic events around the world.