EEMA has introduced the appointment of David W.G. Birch as its honorary president, signing up for creator of the 7 Regulations of Id paper, Kim Cameron, in holding this title.
Birch has been a member of the EEMA board of administration for the earlier 5 many years, symbolizing the European Feel Tank as a speaker, writer, advisor and commentator on digital financial providers and digital id.
Birch retains a selection of board and advisory positions in Europe and North America, such as as member of the governing council of the Middle for the Study of Money Innovation. He has been rated in the major 100 worldwide fintech influencers for 2021 and is acknowledged as just one of the best 10 most influential voices in banking by Fiscal Brand.
Birch has also posted 3 guides discovering issues these kinds of as id and electronic currency: Identification is the New Dollars (2014), Prior to Babylon, Further than Bitcoin (2017) and The Forex Cold War – Income and Cryptography, Hash Charges and Hegemony (2020). He just lately participated alongside Cameron during EEMA’s 1st virtual convention in a debate entitled ‘Why electronic identification doesn’t but exist?’
Commenting on the announcement, EEMA chair, Jon Shamah, mentioned: “The EEMA board of management and executive place of work are happy of the extended association and friendship with two of the most nicely acknowledged, revered and affable figures in the earth of identity. David and Kim the two go previously mentioned and outside of to guidance EEMA initiatives and so quite a few of our associates have benefited from their generosity of time and words and phrases of knowledge.”
Birch stated: “I am honored to accept this prestigious position supplied to me by EEMA, specially along with Kim Cameron, whose pioneering tips around electronic identity were being a considerable inspiration to my have function in the field.”
Final month, EEMA, which focuses on identity, privacy and belief, appointed Steve Pannifer to its board of management.