Rod Crook CEng, CITP is a Director of Ascertia Limited, a UK based independent software developer of digital signature, timestamping, long-term evidence archiving and PKI certification and validation products.
Rod has over 25 years of experience in providing high-trust eSignature and PKI solutions for government, finance, telco, health, pharma and other industries.
Jacoba has 17 years of experience in the international finance industry, in development, governance, consultancy, and strategy. She is the leading ABNAMRO expert for digital identity services and access control for customers, employees and partners. Major topics on her agenda today are ABAC, API-banking and PSDII requirements, data centric security, the interaction of IAM tools with the rest of the bank’s cybersecurity landscape, and the new authentication concept for which ABNAMRO is acquiring a patent. Her special interests are legal requirements impacting identity and secure access, e.g. Generic Data Protection Regulation, the EU e-IDAS scheme, KYC and AML legislation. Jacoba is a member of the Advisory Board of the independent European think-tank ID Next and is regularly speaking on the topic of IAM. Jacoba holds a Master degree in Classics from Leiden University (Greek, Latin, Hebrew) but re-educated to start an IT-career, first as a developer in Java, C++ and databases, moving into IAM and cybersecurity from there.
1998: Master in Applied Economics at Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium. Working at Belfius Bank since 1999.
1999-2008: I successively held a position of business analyst, project leader and team manager in a loan services project office.
2008 – 2018 : Leading different ICT teams in several domains/technologies as ERP SAP, GRC Enablon, BI and Identity Management since 2013. Since May 2018, I’m in charge of a new IAM Architecture team.
Marc is working in the field of IAM since 1999 and since 2003 he is responsible for the access management team at Belfius Bank (formerly Dexia Bank Belgium). He is intensively involved in various IAM projects within the bank and has followed the evolution of IAM closely over the years, with specific attention for the link between functional and technical aspects.