Mark Courtney

In his role at Cifas, Mark is responsible for innovation across both new and existing services, as well as overseeing the execution and roll-out of innovative new products. Mark has a wealth of expertise in fraud, identity verification and identity assurance, having worked globally across multiple sectors for over 20 years in this space.

During his career, he spent 16 years at GBG, where he led the product management team for its identity verification suite, managing the launch of the industry’s first truly electronic identity verification (EIDV) service in 2004. He went on to become General Manager, running both the Identity Verification and Identity Assurance divisions. Before joining Cifas, Mark held the position of Head of Product and Engineering for TruNarrative, playing a key role in positioning the start-up organisation to gain a significant presence in the industry.