Let’s talk about digital identity with Chris Southworth, ICC United Kingdom and Oswald Kuyler, MonetaGo.

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In episode 82, Chris Southworth, Secretary General at the ICC United Kingdom and Oswald Kuyler, Global Head of Strategy at MonetaGo join the #LDATI Podcast. Discussing the importance on the Electronic Trade Documents Bill – including what the electronic trade documents bill is, its aims, benefits and how this is expected to be adopted globally to improve trade processes.

“If you can identify a company at the click of a button on a transparent register, you’re saving yourselves days, weeks, hours in time in checking, rechecking, verifications, duplication, every bank, there’s no central registry, outside of – well, I’m sure we’re going to talk about the GLEIF LEI register amongst other things.” ~ Chris Southworth

Chris Southworth

Chris Southworth is Secretary General at the ICC United Kingdom. Prior to joining ICC he was Executive Director for Global Partnerships, at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), Head of the International Chambers of Commerce Unit at UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and a Senior Policy Advisor to Lord Heseltine for his independent review of UK competitiveness. In 2011 he helped set up the mid-size business export programme at UKTI and was a Senior Policy Advisor for the 2011 Government Review of Mid-Size Businesses. Former roles have encompassed deregulatory policy at Better Regulation Executive, social enterprise policy at the Department for Business and stints in a local strategic partnership and the charity sector.

Connect with Chris on LinkedIn.

“The reality is that if you don’t solve identity, a lot of the inefficiencies generally won’t go away.” ~ Oswald Kuyler

Oswald Kuyler

Oswald Kuyler is currently the Global Head of Strategy for MonetaGo, a fintech focused on global fraud prevention. Oswald is also a Digital standards advisor to the international chamber of commerce UK and is also the former Managing Director of the DSI. Oswald is the former Global Head of Data Strategy of BHP, the world’s largest diversified mining company. He has worked on initiatives covering blockchain, electronic documentation in trade, data and analytics, and automation.

Connect with Oswald on LinkedIn.

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