Our company, key personnel and associates

Our Company

IdentityE2E was founded by a team of experts with a passion for successful delivery in the areas of business change, large-scale biometric / identity management solutions and systems and testing and integration. Our vision is to be able to use our knowledge extensive experience to provide a unique “end to end” service to our clients.

Management Team

Below are brief profiles that give a flavour of the breadth of expertise within the IdentityE2E management team...

Richard Garner -- Executive Director

With a track record of successful delivery in large-scale biometric system implementations across three decades, Richard Garner’s unique level of practical, real world experience sets him apart and means that he is highly sought after as a biometric specialist, using his in depth experience to support initial requirements development, procurement, system development, end-to-end integration, testing, deployment and operations. Richard is recognised for his ability to bring together technical and business understanding, to communicate across management, business users and technical teams, to ensure the development of appropriate requirements and to assure delivery of the right solution.

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Peter Wales -- Executive Director

Peter is a fully qualified APM Group PRINCE2 and MSP (Managing Successful Programmes) Practitioner. Since June 2007 Peter has been working as a special adviser and consultant across a number of public sectors organisations. He is currently supporting the Ministry of Justice (MOJ Technology Programme) and the NOMS, Digital and Change Portfolio, where Peter heads up an IdentityE2E team of 12 SMEs, who are providing a specialist business case and investment approvals consultancy service. Since March 2016, this team have produced and secured investment approvals for over 25 business cases for NOMS and MoJ. A number of which also required GDS Board, HMT, and Minister for Cabinet Office approvals and endorsement.

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Mathew Costick -- Executive Director

Mathew is a Chartered Engineer with over 20 years experience in technical delivery of enterprise level IT systems in both the private and public sector, most recently heading the test teams for the UK Border Force and Home Office Visa and Immigration systems and held test accountability for the highly successful introduction of the UK Immigration and Asylum Biometric System (IABS) and the UK eGates implementations at all UK ports.

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Gerry Gardner -- Non-Executive Director

After gaining an engineering degree at Imperial College, Gerry spent 24 years in mainstream IT, including 17 years with a major computer company including both operational and management positions before moving into, what was then, the embryonic and more specialised Biometrics business.

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Key Team Members

Working alongside the management team, our key team members are all delivery focussed professionals with many years’ experience in their specialist fields, adding greatly to the service our company delivers to our clients.

Chris Shearman

Solution and application architect with significant experience, including many years working in large scale biometric systems.  Now specialising in transformation of older systems into new cloud-based solutions.

Nick Grahame

Technical architect with many years’ experience of successful delivery, including considerable time on biometric systems and now specialising in delivery of new cloud-based biometric message gateways.

Stephen Cowx

Technical architect with considerable development and integration experience, currently leading on the delivery of new development environment to support cloud-based biometric solution delivery.

Jack Thomson

Solution and integration architect with vast experience, including development and integration, large scale biometric systems, cloud-based enterprise service bus solutions, dynamic agile environments and expertise in Java technology.

Paul Dakin

Business case specialist with extensive knowledge of HM Treasury Green Book, the five case model. A fully qualified Accountant & Project Manager with a Business Degree and an MBA. Author of many high profile Business Cases within MoJ and Criminal Justice sector. With established contacts at HM Treasury, CCS and GDS, and a comprehensive understanding of their approvals processes.

Andrew Dobson

An International Programme Manager/Director with more than 25 years’ experience delivering critical programmes of up to £700M. Has managed the end-to-end delivery of highly complex programmes (hardware and software) across sectors including aviation, rail and defence, private and government.

Prakash Mistry

Fully qualified accountant and financial analyst, with over 30 years’ experience within the public sector. Specialises in supporting major IT Programmes to develop Business Cases and secure Investment approvals. Detailed knowledge of the Justice, Police and Health sectors.

Dominic Simpson

An experienced and highly accomplished Systems Administrator with many years proven track record and solid IT industry experience focusing on UNIX and Linux. Providing support services in challenging and dynamic dev platform environments.

Dominic Heritage

Business case and finance/economic modelling specialist, with over 20 years experience gained within the public and private sectors. Extensive knowledge of HM Treasury Green Book and the investment approvals processes, author of many high profile business cases across a wide range of complex business, ICT and digital projects.

Irina Miska

Fully qualified accountant with over 10 years experience within the public sector with broad knowledge of Justice, Police and Transport for London. Has demonstrated track record in finance analysis, business case development, change and project management. Extensive experience in supporting IT contracts and projects.

Dan Parker

Utilising many years’ experience in technology support, graphical and web design and general project administration in order to provide specialist support to our project teams and clients across our portfolio of services.

Wasim Haque

Certified Master IT Architect with over 20 years global experience in analysis, design, and delivery of distributed enterprise IT solutions, especially focusing on Cloud IaaS, PaaS DevOPS, Security, and Infrastructure Architecture.

James Wilmshurst

Infrastructure and Security Architect with over 20 years broad ranging experience, proven track record in both large corporate and Central Government IT environments, taking a pragmatic approach and focussing on cost effective delivery and meeting clients requirements.

Sam Morgan

Test Architect / Manager with over 20 years professional IT experience in delivery of large scale projects in Government Financial, and Telecommunications sectors. Specialist in all test activities and experienced in delivery using Agile processes.

Ted Dunstone

Founder of Biometix in Australia, one of our international partners. Ted has had an association with IdentityE2E for many years and is one of the main thought leaders globally in the field of biometric performance evaluation, with a great deal of experience and research in this field, enabling the provision of quantitative and statistically accurate analysis of biometric solutions.

Ian Brown

A test professional with many years working across a variety of key programmes in both test and requirements management roles. Experienced in the management and transition of complex, high-value projects. Knowledge of Health, Police, Immigration, Rail, Traffic Control and Energy sectors.

Current and Previous Clients

IdentityE2E has an impressive range of clients that value and rely on the specialist SME service that we provide. A list of some of our current and previous clients is shown below…

  • The Immigration Enforcement Logo
  • dvla
  • her majesty-treasury
  • NHS England/ nhs.net
  • The European Union Logo
  • Cabinet Office Logo
  • Government Digital Services Logo
  • The United Kingdom Trade & Investment Logo
  • Ministry of Justice Logo
  • HSCIC
  • The Libraries Taskforce
  • Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • National Offender Management Service
  • UK Policing
  • UK Space Agency
  • Frontext
  • Frontext