BUILD.5 Welcomes Mariana de la Roche Wills to its Board of Advisors

Song Choi

Switzerland, Zug. – July 17, 2023 - BUILD.5, a non-profit association dedicated to the creation of open source technology and creators of the BUILD.5 web3 plug & play platform, today welcomed Mariana de la Roche Wills, to its Board of Advisors.

“As we embark on the next phase of our platform’s growth, aiming to establish a strong presence in the web3 space on a global scale, ensuring regulatory compliance becomes a crucial priority.” said Holger Köther, Founder of BUILD.5. “Working with thought leaders like Mariana, who have a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory landscape, will empower us to implement robust compliance measures that foster trust and confidence among our user base while navigating the complexities of operating in the web3 space.”

Mariana de la Roche, is currently the Senior Regulatory Affairs Expert of the IOTA Foundation (IF). Recently she has been voted into the Board of Directors of the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA), in addition she is co-chairing the Social Impact and Sustainability Working Group. Mariana is also a member of the Expert Panel of the European Blockchain Observatorio and Forum - EUBOF. Prior to her work with the IF and INATBA she has held successful positions as senior project manager and legal counselor for numerous NGOs and social businesses in Colombia and Germany. Mariana has a law degree and post degree studies in human rights and humanitarian law, with an advanced degree in public administration.

Mariana will be providing advisory expertise in the areas of international regulatory affairs, sustainability, social impact, and other triple bottom line (people, planet, and prosperity) topics in relation to organizational governance and BUILD.5 platform application.

“The decentralized nature of the BUILD.5 platform offers a unique opportunity to bridge web2 and web3. Enabling global adoption and demonstrating the immense potential of blockchain technologies, to create a sustainable future that positively impacts individuals and communities worldwide.” said de la Roche Wills “I am honored to advise the BUILD.5 Association towards achieving their goal of creating a balanced, environmentally sound, decentralized technological platform that can serve the greater good, let’s keep up the great work!.”

About BUILD.5

BUILD.5 aims to develop a sustainable plug & play open source platform for enterprise and builders. They foster a collaborative community to drive innovation in the emerging distributed computation space. Their versatile platform empowers businesses to integrate breakthrough technologies easily and with low maintenance requirements. Learn more at

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