Setting the agenda for compliance and safety online

E-ID & Age Verification

The issue of age verification is still ‘unsolved’ in the online space. At Trust Elevate we are putting research resources to solve this crucial area and forming partnerships with experts and research bodies to devise innovative solutions.

Compliance for Start-Ups

Non-compliance with existing online regulations and not future proofing your business can have significant financial- and reputational costs. Trust Elevate will create innovative solutions to make compliance more understandable and accessible.

Child Protection Policy

Younger generations are the future of the Internet. We provide advice to start-ups, SMEs and established companies on how best to safeguard for young people online. We conceive and develop innovative solutions tailored to your needs ranging from technologies to advisory services.

Business Intelligence Tools

With over 20 years experience of working in the technology sector, Trust Elevate sees the need for smarter BI compliance tools. Via intelligent BI solutions

Trust Elevate will enhance effective decision-making and decrease risk and liability exposure by taking the pain out of compliance.

Who We Are

Trust Elevate is a policy, regulatory and legal consultancy for tech businesses. Trust Elevate is developing technology solutions to support companies in meeting their compliance needs.

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Dr. Rachel O'Connell

Founder & CEO

Dr O’Connell is one of the preeminent authorities on age verification and is the author of a technical standard entitled PAS 1296 Age Checking code of practice, which will be published by the British Standards Institution in March 2017. … Read More.


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Claire Camilleri Gauci

Claire Camilleri Gauci, MBA, is a leading Compliance Specialist in the financial sector with 20 years of experience. She serves as Compliance Officer and Director for licensed financial entities in Malta and provides compliance consultancy to major financial entities on the implementation of European Union Directives such as MIFID and AIFMD...Read More

Rizwaana Husaini


Rizwaana Husaini, CTO, is an experienced technology professional with a career of more than 15 years. Her background has seen her lead through numerous online, website, advertising, and data technology-related projects and programmes…Read More

Jonathan Rennison

Program Manager

Jonathan Rennison leads programs of work involving developing countries. He has over twenty years experience of working in the education, voluntary and public sectors in a variety of senior management roles. Read More


Edel O'Connell


Edel O’Connell is a Communications Consultant with more than 15 years’ experience working in media.  A former, award-winning journalist with The Irish Independent she has worked in the communications space for the past number of years, and has extensive experience of internal and external communications across the corporate, not for profit and SME sectorsRead More

Chris Pilling, CEO MatchDeck

Age-Related Eligibility Checks, Chair of the Commercial Work Stream

Chris Pilling is a serial entrepreneur and CEO & Founder of a business-­‐to-­‐business matching network. In August 2015 he went on to acquire aiHit Ltd, the world’s largest corporate search engine covering over 16 million companies, and merged it with Matchdeck…Read More


Edgar Whitley

Trust Elevate's Age-Related Eligibility Checks - Steering Group

Dr Edgar Whitley is an Associate Professor (Reader) of Information Systems. Edgar has a BSc (Econ) and Ph.D. in Information Systems, both from LSE. He is the co-editor of Information Technology and People, Senior Editor for the AIS Transactions of Replication Research and an Associate Editor of the Journal of the AIS.. Read More

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