Speaker details

Alastair Treharne

Co-Founder / Digital Identity Advisor

Beruku Identity / British Government Digital Service

Alastair has a background in business, political and security risk, working on UK and international initiatives across the government and private sector.

Alastair is an expert identity risks advisor to the Cabinet Office, including supporting the delivery of the GOV.UK Verify service. His role includes responsibility for the identity assurance standards relevant to the UK's digital identity initiative; the service's fraud prevention capability; working with civilian, law enforcement and security partners to understand and mitigate the business and technical risks and threats to the identity services.

Alastair has also been working with international partners in the EU, USA, Canada, Israel and Asia relating to identity fraud and cybersecurity. This has included advising United Nations and World Bank; US federal agencies including the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the United States Digital Service, Department for Homeland Security; European Commission eID activities.


Date Title

European Identity and Cloud Conference 2023

May 11, 2023
Combined Session
Panel: Rise of SuperApps- Identity+Banking+Privacy

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2019

May 16, 2019
Exploring the Digital Identity Misconceptions
Developing National Digital Identity Initiatives & Ecosystem in the UK - Successes, Challenges & Learnings
May 16, 2019
Exploring the Digital Identity Misconceptions
Panel: Myth Busting with ID Crowd and Friends

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2018

May 17, 2018
4IR/Industrie 4.0 & Identity Futures
Are we on the Brink of an Identity Revolution?
May 18, 2018
Identity Futures - The Workshop
How The Fourth Industrial Revolution will Challenge our Conventional View of Identity, Privacy and Society.