Alastair has a background in business, political and security risk, working on UK and international initiatives across the government and private sector.
Alastair is an expert digital identity advisor to the Cabinet Office, including supporting the delivery of the UK’s national digital identity initiative. His role includes responsibility for the identity assurance standards relevant to the UK's digital identity initiative; the service's fraud prevention capability; working with civilian, law enforcement and security partners to understand and mitigate the business and technical risks and threats to the identity services.
Alastair has also been working with international partners in the EU, USA, Canada, Israel and Asia relating to interoperability of digital identity initiatives. This has included working with European Commission eID activities; the US, Austrlian, New Zealand and Singaporean Governments; and the OECD, United Nations and World Bank.