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

Bruce Ackerman, EVP Global Sales, Acuant, 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

Shaun Annis, Chief Immigration Officer, National Document Fraud Unit, United Kingdom

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

Oliver Austin, Senior Solution Architect, ForgeRock, 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

Silke Bargstädt-Franke, Senior Vice President - Head of Product Management, Veridos, Germany

Urs Beck, Designer, 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

Eva Blum-Dumontet, Researcher, Privacy International, United Kingdom

Michael Born, CEO, PXL Vision, Switzerland

Kevin Bowyer, Schubmehl-Prein Professor, Department Of Computer Science And Engineering, University of Notre Dame, United States

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

Walter Broersma, Director, Plug and Play Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

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

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

Richard Camman, Vice President Of Business Innovation, Vision-Box, Netherlands

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

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

Anouk Cartrysse, R&D advisor, Ministery of Interior and Kingdom Relations, Netherlands

Dominique Charrie, Project Manager, S.P.S, France

Alessandro Chiarini, CEO/President, Fortress Identity, United States

Andrew Churchill, Director, MIDAS Alliance, Technology Strategy, United Kingdom

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

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

Kerre Corbin, Counterfeit Analyst, De La Rue, United Kingdom

Colette D'Alessandro, Account Manager, Ping Identity Corp, United Kingdom

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

Stéphanie De Labriolle, Marketing Director, Secure Identity Alliance, France

Stéphanie De Labriolle | Marketing Director | Secure Identity Alliance » speaking at SDW

Tony Dean, Director, Tony Dean Consulting Limited, United Kingdom

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

Sam Dolton, Senior Conference Manager, Science Media Partners, United Kingdom

Katryna Dow, CEO And Founder, Meeco, Australia

Oliver Dowden MP, Minister for Implementation, Cabinet Office, United Kingdom

Oliver Dowden MP | Minister for Implementation | Cabinet Office » speaking at SDW

Oliver Dowden MP, Minister for Implementation, Cabinet Office, United Kingdom

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

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

Roger Edwards, Product Manager - Document Reader Solutions, Thales, France

Ori Eisen, Chief Executive Officer, Trusona, United States

Catherine Fankhauser, Sales Director Iss, SICPA SA, Switzerland

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

Shmuli Goldberg, Chief Marketing Officer, Identiq, Israel

Anthony Golledge, Solution Architect, De La Rue, United Kingdom

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

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

Nuno Miguel Gonçalves, Innovation Manager, INCM, Portugal

Alan Goode, Managing Director, Goode Intelligence, United Kingdom

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

Steve Gorman, Senior Sales Specialist, IDEMIA, United Kingdom

Vincent Gourmelen, Product Manager, ID Card Solutions, Citizen Identity Solutions, HID Global, Hong Kong

Jon Graham, Project Manager, Corporate Portfolio Management Office, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom

Donal Greene, Business Development Manager in Sales - International, Innovatrics, Slovakia

Patrick Guthmann, Product Manager-ID document security, Idemia Group, France

Marta Gutiérrez Gómez, CEO, Signeblock, Spain

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

Philipp Heindorff, Co-Founder, Fresh Compliance, Germany

Andrew Hindle, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Hindle Consulting, United Kingdom

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

Szabolcs Horvath, Team Leader/Coordinating Officer, Centre of Excellence for Combatting Document Fraud, Frontex, Poland

Will Hospel, Director Product Marketing, IAI industrial systems B.V., Netherlands

Ceri Howes, Senior Market Engagement Manager, Digital Identity, Gsma, United Kingdom

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

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

Oliver Jahnke, Director Sales EMEAA, secunet, Germany

Sabah Jassim, Head of Applied Computing Department, University of Buckingham, United Kingdom

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, IN Groupe, France

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

David Kelts, Director of Product Development, GET Group NA, United States

Kaija Kirch, Head Of Identity Management, Estonian Police & Border Guard Board, Estonia

Dieter Klawunder, Chief Executive Officer, MODI GmbH, Germany

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

Jon Knight, Senior Solution Architect, ForgeRock, United Kingdom

Nikita Kolesnev, Deputy Director: International Marketing and Business Development, Regula, Latvia

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

Vladimir Kostiviar, Business Consultant, Innovatrics, Slovakia

Eugene Kramer, Lead Designer - Passenger Experience, Heathrow Airport Ltd, United Kingdom

Danielle Kucera, Senior IAM Product Specialist, Okta, United Kingdom

Renaud Laffont- Leenhardt, Director of Product Marketing for Passports, Gemalto, France

Ian Lancaster, Associate, Reconnaissance International, United Kingdom

Erna Leenaars, CEO, Andrupos, United States

Ricardo Letosa, Senior Product Manager, SITA, Spain

Yaniv Levi, Product Strategy, D-ID, Israel

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

Jiong Liu, Director, IAM Product Strategy, Okta, United Kingdom

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

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

Bianca Lopes, CEO, Talle, Spain

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

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

Tony Mansfield, Principal Research Scientist, National Physical Laboratory, United Kingdom

Tony Mansfield, Principal Research Scientist, National Physical Laboratory, United Kingdom

Tarvi Martens, Head Of Internet Voting, State Electoral Office Of Estonia, Estonia

Peter Martis, Director Of Global Sales, Innovatrics, Slovakia

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

Scott Mccormick, Comms Manager, HackerOne, United States

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

Liam McQuillan, CEO, Liopa, United Kingdom

Tony Mercer, Senior Advisor, VFS Global Services, United Arab Emirates

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

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

Stephen Murphy, Business Development Manager, Vision-Box, United Kingdom

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

Sumeet Naik, COO/Director, WeKonnect SmartCards P Ltd, India

Paul Naldrett, Managing Director Uk, IDEMIA, United Kingdom

Andrew Newell, Research Director, iProov, United Kingdom

Pete Nikolov, Business Development Manager, Creavision Technologies, United Kingdom

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

John Peters, Head Of New Business, OVD Kinegram, Switzerland

Dr Robin Pharoah, Director - Global Insights, Future Agenda, United Kingdom

Marc Pic, Chief Technology Officer, Surys, France

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

Tony Poole, President, Document Security Alliance, 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

Marek Rejman-Greene, Director, Identity for Services Consultancy, United Kingdom

David Rennie, Director, Market Strategy and Business Development, Idemia Group, United Kingdom

Hof Retief, Chief Operations Office, BioRugged, South Africa

Lutz Richter, Head Of Information System, Muhlbauer Group, Germany

Christine Riveau, Managing Director, PwC, Luxembourg

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

Jose Rodriguez, ADOFOR Consultant For Mathematical Algorithms and Traffic Officer, Mijas Police Department, ADOFOR, Spain

Ralph Rodriguez, Research Scientist, Facebook, United States

John (Jim) Ross, Unit Chief - Questioned Documents, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 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

Emrys Schoemaker, Analyst, Caribou Digital, United Kingdom

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

Michael Schwaiger, Senior Product Manager, secunet, Germany

Peter Seidinger, Bid & Sales Manager, Mühlbauer ID Services GmbH, United States

Mai Selke, Senior Advisor, VFS Global Services, Estonia

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

Jon Shamah, Chair, EEMA, United Kingdom

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

JW Ter Hennepe, Business Development Manager, Public Security & Identity Europe, Idemia Group, Netherlands

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

Don Thibeau, Chairman, OpenID Foundation, United States

Amandine Thomas, Project Manager, One ID, International Air Transport Association (IATA), Switzerland

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

James Trenholme, Founder & Director, Phronesis Technologies, 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

Michiel Van Der Veen, Director Innovation and Development, National Office for Identity Data, Netherlands

Michiel Van Der Veen, Director Innovation and Development, National Office for Identity Data, Netherlands

Michiel Van Der Veen | Director Innovation and Development | National Office for Identity Data » speaking at SDW

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

Dr. Anna Wandschneider, Document Expert, BKA, Bundeskriminalamt, Germany

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

Gillan Ward, Consultant, ID Crowd, United Kingdom

Steve Warne, Senior Director, Product Marketing , Citizen Identification Solutions, HID Global, United Kingdom

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

Shawna Webster, Executive Director, NAPHSIS, United States

Maarten Wegdam, Co-Founder and CEO, InnoValor, Netherlands

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

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

Henk Westerhof, Project and Contract Manager, RDW, Netherlands

Geoff Whitaker, Principle Scientist (Biometrics), Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, United Kingdom

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

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

Glen Wimbury, Technology and Innovations Lead, HMG Future Borders, United Kingdom

Glen Wimbury | Technology and Innovations Lead | HMG Future Borders » speaking at SDW

Karen Winton, Co-Founder, VoXo, United Kingdom

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

Stuart Young, Managing Director, Etive, United Kingdom

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

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