Carl is the founder of Allevate Limited (http://allevate.com), an independent consultancy specialising in market engagement for biometric and identification solutions.

With over 20 years’ experience working in the hi-technology and software industry globally, he has significant experience with identification and public safety technologies including databases, PKI and smartcards, and has spent the past 10 years enabling the deployment of biometric technologies to infrastructure projects. Carl started working with biometrics whilst employed by NEC in the UK, and has subsequently supported NEC’s global and public safety business internationally.

Residing in the UK, Carl was born and raised in Canada and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree on Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Toronto.