Identity Week features speakers representing a wide range of stakeholders across the international identity industry. These include experts from government bodies, standards groups, academia, NGOs and industry leaders.
Please see below a list of speakers already confirmed for Identity Week 2019, new expert speakers will be added regularly. For conference programme enquiries please contact Sam Dolton

Frank Abagnale, Advisor, Trusona, United States

Neil Akass, Service Manager And Product Owner, DVLA UK, United Kingdom

Fernando Álvarez, Head of Document Fraud Service, Spanish National Police Force, Spain

Tor Alvik, Technical Director, Agency for Public Management and eGovernment (Difi), Norway

Paul Ashcroft, Senior Advisor, VFS Global Services, United Kingdom

Roger Baldwin, Member Of The Advisory Council, Biometrics Institute, United Kingdom

Barna Barabas, Presales and Marketing Director, Deputy Managing Director, Jura J.S.P., Hungary

Urs Beck, Event Manager, OVD Kinegram AG, Switzerland

David Benford, Managing Director, Blackstage Forensics, United Kingdom

David Benini, Vice President, Marketing & Product, Aware, Inc., United States

Dave Birch, Director, Consult Hyperion, United Kingdom

David Black, Consultant, ID Crowd, United Kingdom

John Boyd, Assistant Futures Identity Director, DHS Office of Biometric Identity Management, United States

Emmanuel Kpakpo Brown, Senior Officer, Card Production, National Identification Authority, Ghana

Andrew Bud, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, iProov, United Kingdom

Nick Caley, Vice President of Financial Services and Regulatory, ForgeRock, United Kingdom

Alastair Campbell, Global Head Of Secure Access And Digital Identity, HSBC, United Kingdom

Ciaran Carolan, Research and Development Officer, eu-LISA, Estonia

Debora Comparin, Chair, Open API Working Group, Secure Identity Alliance, France

Steve Cook, Specialist Biometrics And Fintech Consultant, Biometrics for eCommerce, United Kingdom

Adam Cooper, Chief Architect, ID2020, United States

David Davies, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, AgUnity, Australia

Arnaud de La Chapelle, Head - Identity and Citizen Services Division, VFS Global Services, United Arab Emirates

Pam Dixon, Founder And Executive Director, World Privacy Forum, United States

Katryna Dow, Chief Executive Officer And Founder, Meeco, Australia

Daniel Du Seuil, Program Manager And Architect Blockchain, Informatie Vlaanderen, Flemish Government, Belgium

Jaume Dubois, Member, Id4All Workgroup, Secure Identity Alliance, France

Tunji Durodola, Technical Consultant, National Identity Management Commission, Nigeria

Richard Fenrich, Chief Executive Officer, Identification International, Inc, United States

Dr. Thomas Fisher, Researcher, Privacy International, United Kingdom

Janos Friss, Head of Travel Document Business Unit, Jura, Austria

Martin George, Digital Solutions Consultant, OVD Kinegram, United Kingdom

Ian Glazer, Vice President Of Identity Product Management And Founder, Salesforce / IDPro, United States

Carlos Gómez, Head of R&D and Innovation, FNMT-RCM, Spain

Marta Gomez-Barrero, PostDoc Researcher, Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany

Alan Gooden, Founding Member, Association of Document Validation Professionals, United Kingdom

Vincent Gourmelen, Product ManagerId Card Solutions Product Manager, HID Global, Hong Kong

Christian Goy, Managing Director, Behavioral Science Lab, United States

Georg Hasse, Head of Sector International Sales, secunet, Germany

Philipp Heindorff, Co-Founder, Fresh Compliance, Germany

Piret Hirv, Head Of Health Technology Division, Connected Health Cluster, Estonia

Prof. Martin Innes, Director, Crime And Security Research Institute, Cardiff University, United Kingdom

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Charlotte Jacoby, Head Of Division, Agency for Digitisation, Denmark, Denmark

Silvan Jongerius, Managing Partner, TechGDPR, Germany

Ana Cristina Jorge, Director Operational Response Division, Frontex, Poland

Diane Joyce, Technology Owner - Identity Services, Post Office UK, United Kingdom

Philippe Jung, Director, Product Management And Marketing, Imprimerie Nationale, France

Simo Karppinen, Head Of Unit, Driving Licences, Finnish Transport and Communications Agency, Finland

Steve Knight, Co-Founder And Director, The Inkjet Conference & Digital Direct Tech, United Kingdom

Matthias Köhler, Vice President, Muhlbauer, Germany

Silvia Kolligs-Tuffery, Team Leader Document Security, European Commission, Belgium

Youzec Kurp, Senior Vice President Of Id Document Solutions, Gemalto, a Thales company, France

Ian Lancaster, Associate, Reconnaissance International, United Kingdom

Erna Leenaars, CEO, Andrupos, United States

Emma Lindley, Co-Founder, Women in Identity, United Kingdom

Mark Lockie, Managing Director, Science Media Partners, United Kingdom

Wesam Lootah, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Smart Government, United Arab Emirates

Bianca Lopes, CEO, Bloom Media & Consulting SLU, Spain

Tony Machin, Chairman, Association of Document Validation Professionals, United Kingdom

Tim Maiorino, Head Of Legal, HRS Group, Germany

Eve Maler, Vice President Of Innovation And Emerging Technology, ForgeRock, United States

Niall McCann, Lead Electoral Advisor/ Focal Point on Legal Identity, UNDP, United States

Scott Mccormick, Head Of Compliance, HackerOne, United States

Gary Mcmanus, Project Manager, Genesius, Metropolitan Police Service, United Kingdom

Charlie Miller, Document Intelligence Officer, National Document Fraud Unit, United Kingdom

Dr. Sohail Munir, Advisor, Emerging Technologies And Digital Innovation, Dubai Smart Government, United Arab Emirates

Tony Murray, National Protect And Prevent Officer For Economic Fraud And Crime, City of London Police, United Kingdom

Dr Oliver Muth, Senior Principal Materials Technology – DS DEF, Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Germany

Paul Naldrett, Managing Director Uk, IDEMIA, United Kingdom

Andrew Newell, Research Director, iProov, United Kingdom

Kalin Nicolov, Senior Manager, Digital Evolution, SICPA, United States

Liz O'Brien, Technical Pre-Sales Manager, De la Rue International Ltd, United Kingdom

Jim Orford, Product Manager - Digital Printing, Domino UK Ltd, United Kingdom

Fiona Penollar, Director, Passport Service, Ireland, Ireland

Francois Perrachon, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, IDEMIA, France

Marta Piekarska, Director Of Ecosystem, Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation, United States

Isabelle Poulard, Director, Passport And Driving Licenses, IDEMIA, France

Alex Puig, Founder And Chief Technology Officer, Caelum Labs, Spain

Antonia Rana, Scientific Officer, European Commission, Italy

Andrew Reeves, Sales Director Europe, Africa, Russia And Cis, Matica Technologies Inc, Germany

Bryn Robinson-Morgan, Vice President Of Product Management, Digital Identity, MasterCard, United Kingdom

Jose Rodriguez, Adofor Consultant For Mathematical Algorithms, Mijas Police Department, Spain

Ralph Rodriguez, Research Scientist, Facebook, United States

Jean Salomon, Chief Executive Officer, European Association for Biometrics, France

Eliisa Sau, Document Expert, Estonian Police & Border Guard Board, Estonia

Pierre Scaglia, Global Segment Manager, Secure Credentials, PPG Industries, France

Catherine Schulten, Vice President Product Management, LifeMed ID, United States

Michael Schwaiger, Senior Product Manager, secunet, Germany

Rachelle Sellung, Senior Scientist, University of Stuttgart / Fraunhofer IAO, Germany

Ros Smith, Senior Product Manager - Identity and Access Management, BBC, United Kingdom

Frank Smith, Former Deputy Director, Home Office, United Kingdom

Tony Smith (CBE), Former Director General, UK Border Force, Chairman, International Border Management And Technologies Association (IBMATA), United Kingdom

Cheryl Stevens, Deputy Director, Identity And Trust, Department for Work & Pensions, United Kingdom

Mario Stoltz, Product Manager, NXP Semiconductors, Germany

Anthony Stout, Manager - Evve Products And Services, NAPHSIS, United States

Bart Suichies, Head Of Digital And Software, SICPA, Switzerland

Kristel Teyras, Market Owner Digital ID Wallet, Platform & Services, Gemalto, a Thales company, France

Don Thibeau, Chairman, OpenID Foundation, United States

Andrew Tobin, Managing Director, Europe, Evernym Inc., United Kingdom

Paul Townsend, Senior Account Executive, Government Systems, Acuant, United States

Frank Trautwein, Co-Founder, Fresh Compliance, Germany

Alastair Treharne, Head Of Identity Risk And Standards, Government Digital Service UK, United Kingdom

Maximiliaan Van De Poll, Product Head (Authentication and Digital Signing), Cybernetica, Estonia

Bas Van Den Berg, Head Of Driving Licenses, Netherlands Vehicle Authority (RDW), Netherlands

Tom Van Der Hor, Research Officer, Research And Innovation Unit, Frontex, Poland

Erik Van Dijk, Chairman, Edocument Workgroup, Secure Identity Alliance, France

Sylvie Vandevelde, Head Of Marketing And Communication, Belgian Mobile ID, Belgium

Arun Vemury, Program Manager, Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, United States

Andrea Ranzato Vianello, President And Chief Executive Officer, Graphimecc, Italy

Scott Vien, Business Development Director, GET Group NA, United States

Petri Viljanen, Member, Edocuments Workgroup, Secure Identity Alliance, Germany

Kai Wagner, Partnership Development, Jolocom, Germany

Colin Wallis, Executive Director, Kantara Initiative, United Kingdom

Charles Walton, Senior Vice President, Digital Identity, MasterCard, United States

Dr. Anna Wandschneider, Document Expert, Bundeskriminalamt, Germany

Emannuel Wang, Vice President Border Control & Passenger Facilitation Flow, IDEMIA, France

Gillan Ward, Consultant, ID Crowd, United Kingdom

Harry Weber-Brown, Digital Innovation Director, TISA, United Kingdom

Shawna Webster, Executive Director, NAPHSIS, United States

Dr. Christian Weigand, Forensic Document Expert, Bundeskriminalamt, Germany

Kristen Wenz, Global Technical Lead For Civil Registration And Legal Identity, UNICEF, United States

Julian White, Identity Assurance Advisor, Cabinet Office, United Kingdom

Simon Wilcox, Head of Automation and Innovation, Heathrow Airport Ltd, United Kingdom

Dr. Andreas Wolf, Principal Scientist Biometrics, Bundesdruckerei, Germany

Yossi Zekri, Chief Executive Officer And President, Acuant, United States

Bernd Zwattendorfer, Technical Marketing Manager, Infineon Technologies AG, Austria