Judith studied languages (French and German) and after graduating worked in the IT Sector for the US company Honeywell in a marketing capacity for a period of 6 years in both Frankfurt and Paris.
After returning to the UK in 1987, Judith helped establish the European operations of Retix, a US open systems software house. In 1991 she joined Marinade Limited in London becoming involved in all aspects of the business. Marinade's clients include many major telecommunications companies and financial institutions.
Judith has been a major contributor in the development of Bolero, Mandate, COMETS and CertCo/Identrus and has gained an in-depth knowledge of the issues surrounding the world of PKI, the Internet and electronic services for international trade. She is also a director of Allagraf Limited
Åke holds a Master’s degree of Laws, from Uppsala, Sweden. Throughout the 1980s, he worked in the London marine insurance market. In 1988, Åke founded Marinade Limited.
He specialises in legal aspects of electronic commerce, EDI for the insurance and transport sectors, security issues, management issues for clients ranging from very large telecommunications providers to multi-national corporations and SMEs. Also involved in several major EC-funded research projects. He is the Chairman of Allagraf Limited.
Åke was the Chairman of the ICC Electronic Commerce Project (ECP) 1996-2001, and a member of several committees on electronic commerce, shipping and the law. He writes for the trade press, lectures occasionally at university level, and speaks regularly at conferences and seminars.