Director, Identity Architecture; IDEMIA
Andrew Hughes CISM CISSP is a digital identity strategist and international standards expert, working for IDEMIA on mobile ID technologies as an Identity Architect. He works with international associations and standards bodies developing standards and related conformity assessment materials. He is a member of the Kantara Initiative and contributes to industry evolution by volunteering extensively at Kantara, W3C, ISO, ITU-T, Rebooting Web of Trust and IDPro. He serves as Chair of the Kantara Initiative Leadership Council, setting the work programme for this global consortium which advances innovation and standardization of trustworthy use of identity and personal data. He is deeply engaged in the ‘missing model’ of identity verification; data processing authorization and consent; and W3C Verifiable Credentials evolution. He has been Editor for several standards at OASIS and ITU-T and has launched and Chaired several work groups at industry consortia. Andrew is an active national expert on the Standards Canada delegation to ISO SC 27 and ISO SC 17.