About Us

Why choose TrustID to help with your identity checks? 

Government guidance recommends Identity Validation Technology (IDVT) to help quickly and easily establish the authenticity of identity documents as part of a Right to Work, Right to Rent, KYC/AML or counter-fraud process. But why choose TrustID as your IDVT partner? 

  • Expertise

    Our expert document helpdesk offers a unique service to help you analyse scan results and evaluate whether a document is genuine or fraudulent. Our team includes ex-Metropolitan Police and ex-Border Force members with huge experience in identity document validation. 
  • Simplicity

    Get started with our easy-to-use technology with very little training. We base our validation on a set of reliable checks which are simple to understand and minimise the possibility of false alerts i.e. genuine documents being flagged as fraudulent.
  • Affordability

    Access our scanning options from as little as £2 per scan with no hidden costs in any of our quotes.
  • Customer Service

    Our friendly team are on hand to help with training and support when you need it and over 97% of our clients stay with us year after year.
  • Flexibility

    We offer the broadest range of solutions to help you make checks in the way that suits your business, whether you work from fixed locations or have field-based teams.
  • Protection

    We help our customers find hundreds of fraudulent documents every year, protecting their organisation and helping them to avoid fines and reputational damage.

Meet the Team

Tony Machin, CEO

Tony was part of a management buy-in in 2013 and has since led TrustID through a transformation program of significant upgrades in technology and services, delivering year on year growth. Tony’s previous experience in corporate finance and as CEO of a leading UK financial services organisation means he brings strong leadership and excellent knowledge of compliance and regulatory matters related to identity checking.

David Park, Commercial Director

David joined TrustID in 2014 and oversees all product development and operational activities. Previously he spent 15 years delivering secure document processing solutions to government and private sector clients.

Matt Green-Armytage, Client Services Director

Matt’s experience as an officer in the British Army has provided him with first class organisational and leadership skills. For the last four years, he has developed and led our Client Services team who deliver, what we believe to be unrivalled customer support in our sector. Thanks to Matt and team we retain over 97% of clients beyond our original contract term.

Christie Lewis, Client Service Manager

Christie works with our clients to ensure the smooth deployment of systems and the delivery of ongoing services. This includes our document helpdesk, which provides advice and guidance on suspect documents and compliance matters, including Right to Work. Christie previously worked as an immigration officer for UK Border Force.

Andy Chang-Walker, Product Development Manager

Andy has been designing and developing secure document processing systems for the last 15 years. He has led the transformation of TrustID’s technology platforms since 2014 as we strive to make the process of checking ID as seamless as possible for our clients through the use of easy to use, intelligent software applications.

Gavin Burton, Strategic Development Director

Gavin works closely with government, industry bodies and clients to ensure TrustID stays at the forefront of regulatory and compliance matters. Prior to joining TrustID in 2016, Gavin had a 25-year career with the Metropolitan Police Service, latterly heading up their fraudulent document unit. Gavin is well placed to help TrustID understand current thinking and upcoming changes in regulation, so that we can make sure our systems are up to date and helping to keep clients compliant with regulation.