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Team Talk

About Us is a startup with a single mission: to be the most trusted, technical consulting firm that our clients turn to when the challenges are tough. We approach each of our clients with fresh eyes to develop customised, unique strategies and creative solutions.

Let us help you make your customers' dreams a reality. Are you ready to set your brand or business on the path to success? Give us a call today and see what we can do in partnership you.

The Team

Where the Passion Begins

Mark Haine



As the founder Mark plays a crucial role in the continued success of the business. His exceptional skill set, true passion and creativity inspires colleagues and clients alike.  Mark is an engineer and entrepreuneur who has focussed his career on building solutions that enable business and mitigate risk in financial services. 

Mark has been directly involved in Open Banking UK as senior security architect and identity product owner. He has also helped a number of other organisations navigate the complexities of opening up access to their data via APIs in the UK and Europe.

Active in the OpenID Foundation he has taken on a leadership role as Co-Chair of the eKYC & Identity Assurance Working Group.

Mark’s goal is to help businesses succeed by influencing projects in a ways that improve business outcomes.
Specialties: Digital Identity, IAM Architecture, Security design, and communicating technical complexity to people

Edmund J Sutcliffe



Transformational Lead, Strategic Thinking, Technology Consultant and Advisor

Edmund is one of our senior professionals, with an eye for what makes a business succeed.  With years in the business, Edmund has seen it all - and is ready to lead you on the path to success.

Edmund offers a strong blend of critical thinking skills with an in-depth understanding of cutting-edge technology that allows him to steer development and delivery of platform and vendor-neutral, high-performance enterprise infrastructures. His direct communication approach allows him to engage with key stakeholders, challenge the status quo, and achieve meaningful change. In addition, by applying a systems theory approach, I can overcome complex issues to provide evidence that the systems are trustable & reliable.

Don Thibeau



With over twenty-five years of executive management and entrepreneurial experience with strong strategic and tactical business, Don has combined his passion for leading the collaborative development of technology products services and standards.

For the last ten years Don Thibeau was Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation, where he oversaw the development of key internet identity technologies like OpenID Connect and Financial Grade APIs.  Don now serves as a member of OpenID Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Don was the Founder and for 8 years served as the President of the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) a non-profit organization of leaders across industry sectors, including enterprise, to research, pilot and deploy real world governance solutions. OIX is a center of excellence and test bed for trust frameworks, schemes and services in the global identity ecosystem. Don now serves as Vice Chairman of the OIX Board of Directors.

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