Colin Wallis | Executive Director
Kantara Initiative | United Kingdom

Colin Wallis, Executive Director, Kantara Initiative

Colin is the Executive Director of the Kantara Initiative, the global ‘commons’ non-profit consortium passionate about giving control of personal data back to people, through industry innovation, standardization and good practice. Attracting established and emerging organizations, governments and individuals to its open collaborative ethos, Kantara operates Trust Frameworks to assess and assure digital identity and privacy solution service providers and is the home of 2 open specifications selected in the top 5 trends for 2018 - Kantara UMA, the OAuth extension for user-controlled delegation, and Kantara Consent Receipt.  Colin's combined public and private sector background in online identity and privacy builds on 15 years of contribution to international standards and consortia, Colin maintains leadership positions in OECD ITAC and ISO SC27 in topics around digital Trust, Privacy and Identity.


Identity Week London 2020 - Day 1 @ 13:30

Panel: Developing Digital Identity Standards

Join experts as they assess the latest national and international standards and discuss next steps for ensuring future frameworks are consistent, compatible and promote interoperability, while also putting trust at the centre.

Identity Week London 2020 - Day 1 @ 15:45

Panel: Digital ID and the Privacy Landscape

As GDPR still sets the framework for privacy globally, panellists will assess next steps for getting the balance between interoperability but still meeting local needs in the context of identity, as well as priorities for digital ID, privacy and consent standards in an evolving COVID-19 world.

Identity Week London 2020 - Day 2 @ 11:30

Panel: What Next for National Digital ID Schemes?

Whether led by governments or the private sector, we have seen great advances across the world in the use of digital ID to improve citizen services. This session will evaluate the different contextual factors in play that impact a digital ID ecosystem, new ways of authenticating citizens, and the future for public/private collaborations.
last published: 13/Nov/20 10:35 GMT
last published: 13/Nov/20 10:35 GMT
last published: 13/Nov/20 10:35 GMT

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