10 Jun 2022

Digital ID Event Series ‘Inclusion & Diversity in Digital ID' Event Round-Up

On Thursday 9th June 2022 our panel of experts joined to discuss the importance of inclusion by design in areas like product development, how best industry can support those in positions of power within the industry to make the right choices on D&I and how both industry and government can work together to ensure that relevant regulation and industry best-practise accurately reflects the needs of everyone in society and not just the majority.

techUK believes that the cornerstone of a thriving digital economy lies with secure and efficient Digital Identity at its core, yet with more than 20% of the UK population having no physical passport and/or driving licence and the number of 'thin-file' or 'credit invisible' Citizens estimated at more than 5 million*

Watch the recording below as the panellists Laura Barrowcliff – Head of Strategy & Customer Insight - GBG plc, Sian Williams – Director of Policy & Innovation – Toynbee Hal, Deborah O'Neill - Head of Digital Europe and Partner - Oliver Wyman and Iain McCallum - Programme Manager Digital Identiy techUK discuss how the Digital Identity industry can ensure that more people are able to assert their identity online using digital credentials and that they are not excluded or adversely impacted as a result of their gender, race, sexual orientation or physical differences.

Watch the full discussion here: