Colin Wallis

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Colin Wallis
This is me, colin
Standards Architect
System Transformation, Service and System Transformation, Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand

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

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.

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