Who we are

Contrary to what some might think, we’re not afraid to be associated with making NO2ID happen. Nearly all of us do this in our Copious Spare Time™, as volunteers.

To find out some more about us, read our bios.

Officers & Staff

Guy Herbert

Guy is NO2ID’s General Secretary and the National Co-ordinator, effectively the CEO. Day-to-day operations, finance, administration, campaigning, press relations fall within his remit.

Following the resignation of Phil Booth as National Co-ordinator, the Advisory Board of NO2ID accepted the recommendation to appoint Guy. A role he’s been doing since.

In addition to being the General Secretary, Guy is also a director of the company.

Outside of NO2ID, Guy does a variety of things.

James Baker

James is our campaigns officer.

Adam McGreggor

Adam McGreggor

Adam is NO2ID’s Technical Director, and oversees the technology and tech-operations that keep things alive. Adam’s been involved in NO2ID since a bunch of people decided enough was enough, and was a signatory to the original constitution.

In previous roles, Adam was National Secretary, Elections Officer. During the parliamentary stages of the 2004 Bill, Adam was on-hand in the Lords, working with opposition and cross-bench peers attempting to neutralize some of the nastier points of the Bill. Some of which got enacted in the amendments he drafted on the spot. Adam’s quite pleased that in part, he was responsible for causing parliamentary ping-pong, as well as being referred to as ‘sinister’ by a Government mid-bencher.

Outside of NO2ID, Adam’s also a co-founder of mySociety, and the Open Rights Group, the latter of which he also serves as an Advisory Council Member.

In the real-world, Adam’s a technologist; strategically leading software engineering/development teams, working as he describes it on “people, projects, products, performance, productivity, profits”.


Directors & Advisory Board

Andy Robson

Trained as a journalist and was formerly campaigns director of Charter 88. He now works as a new media and communications consultant in London, Geneva, and Lincoln, as well as being a director of two different commercial companies.

Andy is a co-founder of NO2ID, he currently serves as convener of the Advisory Board, as well as being a director.

James Cronin

James Cronin

James is a technologist. He has worked on the UK Internet scene since before the web was invented as developer, systems administrator, technical director or CTO for a number of top UK ISPs, service providers and media companies.

James is recognized as an e-democracy pioneer having co-founded the UK’s most successful e-democracy project, volunteer-run service: FaxYourMP. He is the co-founder of mySociety.org and TheyWorkForYou.com and serves as the Chairman and director of their parent registered charity: UK Citizens Online Democracy.

James has been active in numerous multi award-winning online campaigning organisations, such as the anti internet snooping bill project: Stand. He volunteers for Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth, as well as being a board member of the NO2ID campaign.

Currently for a day job James is Executive Director and Chief Architect of the e-commerce software as a service company, Venda, which he co-founded. Here he provides market leading on-demand, global e-commerce capabilities on a fully managed basis to more than 200 of the world’s most significant and successful retailers.

For fun, he runs the UK’s finest boutique chocolate shop, Paul A Young Fine Chocolates, with his business partner.

David Mery

David Mery

David is an almost too calm researcher, bricoleur, activist and flâneur living in London.

He is a director of AutAngel, an organisation run by and for autistic people, volunteer coordinator for the Restart Project, vice-chair of the Hackney and Tower Hamlet Independent Custody Visitors panel and a civil liberties activist.

His personal website is at http://gizmonaut.net.

Mark Dziecielewski

Mark is a security technologist advising both governments and the private sector. He is publicly known as the creator of SpyBlog, a site which keeps track of UK government threats to privacy and civil liberty, and was instrumental in uncovering the OGC gateway reviews of the ID scheme.

Matty Mitford

Coming soon