Andrew Budd

Chairman of the Global Board, MEF

Andrew Budd

Speaker Bio

Andrew has been the Chairman of the Global Board of MEF since 2008. He helped found MEF in 2001 and has been re-elected to its Board every two years since then without interruption.


The founder and CEO of iProov, a pioneer in usable biometric identity authentication for mobile transactions, Andrew was also Founder, CEO and Executive Chairman of mBlox, the SMS aggregator.


Andrew is also the Non-Executive Chair of Passiv Systems, a leader in the smart energy/IOT industry. He previously served on the Board of the PhonePaid Services Authority, and of the London-based, FCA-regulated financial services business ETX Capital. Andrew is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the IET, with a degree from the University of Cambridge.