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 @ 15:00

Panel: The Privacy Landscape - Next Year, 10 Years on and on the Horizon

With GDPR setting the framework for privacy, what are ecosystems across the world doing to ensure legislation is interoperable but still suits local needs in the context of identity, and what steps need to be taken to be globally compliant in an ever-evolving landscape?

Identity Week London 2020 - Day 2 @ 11:45

Panel: What Next for National ID Schemes?

Over 70 countries now offer their citizens a national identity scheme, either through eID cards or via access to eGov services. Our diverse expert panel will draw upon their wealth of experience to assess lessons learnt from existing schemes and what the future holds for national ID.

Identity Week London 2020 - Day 2 @ 17:05

Panel: Developing Digital Identity Standards

Join experts as they unpack the latest national and international standards and discuss next steps for ensuring future frameworks are consistent, compatible and promote interoperability.
last published: 05/Mar/20 10:45 GMT
last published: 05/Mar/20 10:45 GMT
last published: 05/Mar/20 10:45 GMT

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