Jon Shamah

Jon Shamah
Jon Shamah
Chairman, EEMA

Jon Shamah is a graduate of Southampton University, specialising in aeronautics and astronautics. A chartered information technology professional, and digital identity and trust subject matter expert, he specialises in maximising the technology and operational value chain of very large scale eID schemes, critical national infrastructures and national programmes. Jon was the recipient of the 2009 EEMA Fellowship Award for services to European e-identity, and is the chairman of EEMA. He is a frequent public speaker on issues surrounding identity and trust and facilitated in the early stages of the forthcoming EU trust services regulations. Jon was a long-term consultant on eID issues to the Nordic Banking and Payments Consortium, NETS, and has contributed to European projects such as SSEDIC, STORK2.0, ECIM, Cloud for Europe and FutureID. Jon was a member of the Trust In Digital Life Advisory Board and was co-chairman of ITU-T, SG17, Joint Coordination-Identity.