Director of Fraud and Identity
Nick is responsible for the strategic development of Experian’s fraud and identity solutions for both the public and private sectors. The identity solutions portfolio includes traditional ID verification, challenge questions and document verification. Experian now offers a full identity as a service solution, including ID proofing and strong credential management. This is an identity provider within the GOV.UK/Verify scheme. Fraud solutions in the portfolio include real-time Device and Application Fraud. Ease of integration and change is key in today’s fast moving ID and fraud battleground. Experian provides a number of public sector specific products to assist in council tax fraud, benefit fraud and social housing fraud. Key to the role, is to ensure clients gain maximum value from Experian solutions by offering highly skilled consultancy services, expert analytics, trend analysis and insight around ever evolving fraud attack vectors. Nick has been with Experian for over 15 years. Previously, Nick was a director of a company providing global solutions within the broader Criminal Justice arena. Here he architected the Scottish Intelligence Database, the only cross-force intelligence sharing and matching solution in the UK. He also exported best of breed UK crime management systems to Australia and the US. Nick has also worked for IBM in the healthcare and utilities sector and began his career as a mainframe systems analyst with a large UK brewer and pub company. He has a degree in Computer Science.