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Lisa Barrett, Director of Digital Identity at GDS confirmed to speak at Think Digital Identity for Government in June.

Government keynote confirmed for the UK’s only Digital Identity conference that focuses on the public sector

Posted 26 March 2019 by

Think Digital Partners is very pleased to be able confirm that Lisa Barrett, the newly appointed Director of Digital Identity and the Government Digital Service will be giving the government keynote at our conference, Think Digital Identity for Government on June 7th in Westminster.

Lisa’s session:

Government Keynote – Digital Identity Future

An update from the Government Digital Service on why digital identity continues to be important, the value of a standards based, interoperable & reusable model and the direction of the Verify programme.

About Lisa Barrett:

Before joining government, Lisa spent most of her career in start-up organisations, including as a Director for the online learning platform Coursera, Chief Operating Officer at venture capital firm Mustard Seed Impact, and Managing Director of education technology company Avado Digital.

Prior to joining GDS, she led the efforts across the Ministry of Justice to make the system and decisions as data-driven as possible, including as Director of Analysis and Interim Chief Scientific Advisor.

You can view Lisa’s first GDS Blog released yesterday here.

You can register to attend our digital identity conference here.