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This free-to-access portal is designed to shine a light on the biometric industry, promote the industry’s expertise, give critical analysis, uncover breaking news, and, most importantly, provide educational information and advice for end users.

  • Fully researched news and information by a team of industry editors;
  • All information segmented into relevant technology/application/ silos;
  • In Focus portals designed to educate and inform in highly targeted subject areas;
  • Critical interviews, market commentaries, whitepapers;
  • Events listings, a fully-featured industry directory and more…

The Planet Biometrics portal and its newsletters are designed to be the best in the business. High-quality, informed information is the hallmark of this site, which is targeted at decision makers in the government and commercial sectors.

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Science Media Partners Ltd
25 Horseshoe Business Park
United Kingdom

Science Media Partners Ltd is a limited liability company formed under English company law and registered in the UK no. 5965531


Publishing Director
Mark Lockie
Tel: +44 (0) 1189 844932
Email: m.lockie@planetbiometrics.com

Biography - The team of editors at Planet Biometrics are led by Mark Lockie, founder of Science Media Partners Ltd, a fast-growing, UK-based media company dedicated to providing international conferences and information portals in the area of biometrics, smart cards, secure documents and other identification technologies.

Mark is regularly quoted in leading science and business publications and is a frequent speaker and moderator at major international conferences. He is also Chief Editor of SecurityDocumentWorld.com and programme producer for acclaimed events connect:ID and SDW.

European Editor
Wendy Atkins
Email: wendy.atkins@planetbiometrics.com

Biography - Wendy has a BA in International Relations and is a seasoned journalist and commentator with almost two decades of editorial experience. As a correspondent with the Financial Times Group she is in frequent contact with  industry and government leaders in her specialist areas of biometrics, banking technology and identity issues.

Prior to becoming a freelance journalist, Wendy held a number of positions including: researcher at the UK Home office, feature writer for Biometric Technology Today, and journalist for the Bristol Times.

She is located at offices in the UK and France.

Assistant News Editor

Laura Camplisson
Tel: +44 (0) 1189 843209
Email: l.camplisson@sciencemediapartners.com

Biography - Laura is a recent Politics and International Studies graduate from the University of Warwick, where she specialised in terrorism and state borders. She joins the Planet Biometrics team as an Assistant News Editor.

Assistant News Editor
Nicholas Clark Bryan

Tel: +44 (0) 1189 843209
Email: n.clarkbryan@sciencemediapartners.com

Biography - Nick recently graduated from King's College London where he read War Studies with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa, irregular warfare and counterinsurgency. Nick joins the Planet Biometrics team as an Assistant News Editor.

Assistant Editor
Janine Bill
Tel: +44 (0) 1189 843209
Email: j.bill@sciencemediapartners.com


Biography - Janine has a BA in English Literature from Reading University and has worked full-time for Science Media Partners for the past 10 years. She is Assistant Editor on the Planet Biometrics team.


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