Yoti Guardian Council


Yoti Guardians are influential individuals who ensure that Yoti always seeks to do the right thing, and that we are transparent about what we are doing and why. Guardians will bring their expert, independent perspectives and skills to three main responsibilities:

  • Making sure Yoti optimises its products, services and partnerships to make life simpler for its user community.
  • Ensuring Yoti stays consistent with its mission to build trust and give the user control of their personal data.
  • Reporting any breaches of trust and representing any concerns shared by a significant percentage of the user community.

Download the Guardian Role Description & Code of Conduct

Meet the Guardians

Renata Avila

Renata is a human rights and intellectual property lawyer, and an outspoken advocate for freedom of expression, privacy, access to information and indigenous rights.

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Ken Banks

Ken has a successful track record in developing products and services that use technology to benefit people living in poverty.

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Doc Searls

As one of the first people to recognise the transformative nature of the Internet, Doc has been active and public in the tech and digital space for more than three decades.

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Guardians at work

Stay informed on the topics discussed in Guardian meetings by downloading the meeting notes. You can also bring Yoti–related issued (e.g. company behavious, user safety) to the Council’s attention by emailing guardians@yoti.com

guardians@yoti.com