Raidiam, the data sharing ecosystem pioneers, is delighted to announce that David Beardmore has joined the company as Ecosystems Development Director. He took up the position on 9 January 2023.
David has been a passionate advocate of Open Banking since 2016. He joins Raidiam from the Open Banking Implementation Entity, where he held the same title and was instrumental in engaging with all stakeholders and promoting the development of Open Banking use cases.
Raidiam has been involved in making Open Banking a reality since the start – from delivering the world’s first Open Banking Trust Framework in the UK to enabling Brazil realise its Open Data dream by developing and powering both the Open Banking and Open Insurance interoperable ecosystems. Our unique ecosystem-in-a-box Raidiam Connect technology is in use or being actively considered by regulators, consortiums and enterprises around the world for a variety of use cases in varying sectors, from customer onboarding to digital identity verification to secure data sharing.
David commented: “I’m thrilled to be joining Raidiam at a critical time in the development of Open Data initiatives around the world. Raidiam has been at the forefront of pioneering technologies and standards to enable secure data sharing for the benefit of all involved. I’ve long admired their expertise and world-leading credentials and I look forward to being part of their next chapter as more countries look to them for ecosystem implementation and design advice.”
Barry O’Donohoe, Raidiam’s Co-founder and COO, commented: “The addition of David to our expanding team further bolsters Raidiam’s ability to keep flying the flag for the UK’s thought leadership in this area as the sector undergoes governance changes. The role we have played in exporting UK expertise has only grown as we continue to be called upon by governments around the world to develop smart data sharing ecosystems.
“David will further strengthen our voice promoting the benefits of Open X in unlocking a world of possibilities for countries, consumers and businesses.”