Joachim C. BartelsJoachim C. Bartels, Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief 



PhilPhil Cotter 12072012 Cotter is Managing Director Financial Crime & Reputational Risk, Thomson Reuters. .



Arnold GeelhoedArnold Geelhoed is Credit Director EMEA at Elsevier BV in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.



Dr. Chris KuehlDr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Director – Armada Corporate Intelligence, USA. Chris is an expert in strategy foundation, competitive intelligence, business analysis and economic forecasting.  He comments regularly on the credit management index and credit management topics.

David Knowles – An experienced marketing professional David spent ten years at Creditsafe Group where alongside developing marketing strategies as the company expanded across Europe, the USA and Japan he held responsibility for the external communications and public affairs brief representing Creditsafe on trade bodies and to legislators and regulators.  Before joining Creditsafe David gained significant experience of building brands across borders, notably in the international drinks business. A popular presenter and multi-linguist David is a graduate of the University of Wales and lives and works in Cardiff UK.

Neil Munroe - high res photo 300Neil Munroe is Principle Consultant of CRS Insights Limited.  CRS Insights Limited provides strategic and operational consulting services to all stakeholders involved in credit reporting systems, including data suppliers and users, credit reporting service providers (private credit bureau and public credit registers) and regulator/policy makers. Since 2009 Neil is serving as president of ACCIS, the Association of Consumer Credit Information Suppliers.  Neil Munroe can be reached at:

Alfred Rolington is CEO and co-founder of Cyber Security Intelligence Ltd. An acknowledged authority, he writes and has spoken widely on Cyber Security & Intelligence issues. Contact:


SelimSeval 300Dr. Selim Seval:   With prior experience in business information, factoring and commercial banking, especially geared to SME lending, Dr. Seval is a leading specialist in supply chain finance.

Dr. Seval can be reached at:

Dr. Anthony Scriffignano, SVP and Chief Data Scientist at Dun & Bradstreet.   Dr. Scriffignano is an internationally recognized data scientist with experience in multiple industries and enterprise domains. He has extensive background in computational linguistics and advanced algorithms, leveraging that background as primary inventor on multiple patents worldwide. He is a contributor to leading publications and platforms globally including CIOReview, Information Week, Huffington Post, CXOTalk, BizCloud, , Mint (India) and quoted in various publications including China Daily, Xinhua and Peoples Daily. In addition to contributing to the field of data science, he regularly presents at business, government and academic venues globally regarding emerging trends in data and information stewardship, innovation and decision-making in an increasingly digital world, the “Big Data” explosion, multilingual challenges in business identity and data-driven malfeasance. Having a broad-ranging global perspective, he is passionate about sharing ideas and insights. Notable examples include the US National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee reports to the President on Big Data Analytics and Emerging Technologies Strategic Vision and serving as a forum panelist and keynote speaker at the World Internet Conference hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuzhen, China.  Dr. Scriffignano can be reached at:

Ruth P. StevensRuth P. Stevens, contributing editor on the subjects of B2B marketing and eMarketing Strategy.  Consults on customer acquisition and retention and teaches marketing at Columbia Business School.   Contact:


Ron WellsRon Wells is CEO of BarrettWells Credit Resources, a T3P LIMITED business, which provides training and advising services in the B2B Credit Management and Trade Finance domains. Ron is the author of Global Credit Management, an Executive Summary published by John Wiley & Sons; the Chinese (simplified characters) version of which is available as an eBook. Also available is his eBook Credit Risk Management – The Novel (Part One) see: for details.
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David WorlockDavid Worlock is Chairman of BIIA. He is Chief Research Fellow of OUTSELL INC., a USA and UK based information consultancy and founder member of BIIA. David Worlock has wide experience of print and electronic publishing in educational, academic and professional information fields. He has worked for the major international players in the information content industry, as well as many of the middle-ranking and smaller players across the UK, continental Europe and the USA. David Worlock is active in the information industry association world, serving currently as the Chairman of the UK based Digital Content Forum. He also is an advisor to the European Commission. He was founder and Chairman of EPS Limited, a founder member of BIIA until the company was sold to OUTSELL INC. in 2006.