Steve, the COO at Consult Hyperion, is a digital identity and information security expert. He has led Consult Hyperion teams delivering projects in these areas for both banks, telcos and payment schemes. Steve has a detailed understanding of the global digital identity market, the operational and information security implications of the main ID&V processes and tools, and the most efficient way to implement them in financial services, including critical financial infrastructures. He has advised clients in Australia, Europe, North America and the UK, successfully transferring the learnings and best practice from one market to another. Over the last four years, Steve has established and built up Consult Hyperion’s information security and penetration testing capabilities. Building upon Consult Hyperion’s proven Security Risk Analysis methodology, Steve’s team now includes individuals with experience in mobile penetration testing, secure code reviews and the technology available in a mobile device to secure personal and financial information. The aim is always to understand the business impact of security issues and to be able to present those in business terms in order that resources can be targeted where they are most needed. Prior to joining Consult Hyperion, Steve gained 7 years IT experience at Logica, in the areas of IT security, systems integration and database design. Steve is a member of the UK Government’s Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group.