Following his retirement from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2014 after a diverse career in Government, Martin Smith is a part-time independent IAM consultant and a volunteer leader in both technology and non-technology non-profits. At DHS, he sponsored ground-breaking work on development of a conceptual framework for deriving access-policy rules and user authorization attributes. He represented DHS as a charter member of the team that developed the GLOBAL Federated Identity & Privilege Management (GFIPM) framework as well as the GFIPM-based National Identity Exchange Federation (NIEF.) He represented DHS as IAM lead on the staff team that developed the USG's response to the WikiLeaks cyber-security incidents, drafting strategy for implementation of attribute-based IdAM capability on Federal classified networks and for development of IdAM shared services. Martin has been a Member of IDESG since its inception: he is an active participant in the Security Committee; in 2016 he sponsored the nomination of the the OASIS XACMLv3 standard to the IDESG Standards Registry and Chaired the cross-Committees Functional Model Working Group. Martin's background includes work in international trade policy and economics, IT program management and technology policy. He has a BA from Princeton University and an MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins.