Colin holds leadership positions in Information Security and Trusted Identity - particularly where policy, strategy and technology plays into cloud, big data, government transformation and in the broader macro-economic challenges facing the internet.
In OASIS, he sits on the identity-related Technical Committees of Security Services (SAML), Customer Information (CIQ), Identity in the Cloud, Trust Elevation & Transformational Government.
In the Kantara Initiative, Colin vice-chairs the eGov working group and serves on the Leadership Council and Board of Trustees.
In the US NSTIC IDESG, he vice chairs the International Co-ordination Committee. In ISO JTC1 SC27, Colin is an acknowledged subject matter expert on identity and privacy in Working Group 5. In New Zealand, he is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance's New Zealand Chapter and acted as Government observer on the Steering Committee for the private sector led http://www.nzcloudcode.org.nz/
Colin has been involved in the New Zealand Government's award-winning online IAM Programme since 2004. As a dual NZ/UK passport holder, Colin has extensive UK experience and worked on the UK eGIF and private sector eBusiness initiatives.