Tracesmart®, part of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, appoints new Head of Data

Cardiff-based company actively hiring experienced IT professionals

CARDIFF, Wales & ATLANTA--()--Tracesmart®, a LexisNexis® Risk Solutions company, has announced the appointment of Jackie Bradford as Head of Data.

Jackie Bradford brings to Tracesmart more than 26 years of data sales, acquisition, governance and compliance experience and joins the company from Royal Mail, where she was the Data Contract Commercial Manager, and more recently, Product Manager supporting both internal and Reseller Channel Sales with insight derived from the Royal Mail Redirection Service database.

At Tracesmart, Ms. Bradford’s primary role will be in database development to support a suite of Tracesmart products, with a focus on procuring data assets, enhancing data for risk, trace and product cleansing, as well as database upkeep and enhancement. Ms. Bradford will also be leading a project to further expand Tracesmart’s risk offer, as it becomes increasingly integrated with the wider LexisNexis business.

Tracesmart is a provider of consumer data for identity, risk and trace solutions serving UK clients by delivering web-based software for tracing, identity verification, fraud prevention, anti-money laundering, debt collection and data cleansing. The business’ clients include banks, collection agencies, utility companies, pension providers, insurers and public sector organisations. LexisNexis announced the completion of the acquisition of Tracesmart in April 2014.

Jackie Bradford said: “I am delighted to join the Tracesmart team and look forward to supporting the company as it grows over the coming months. Joining the company as it becomes an integral part of the wider LexisNexis Risk Solutions business is an exciting time for anyone to join. I’m benefitting from lots of insight into what LexisNexis wants to achieve and enjoying helping the business to evolve in its new role.”

Tracesmart’s Technical Director, Paul Weathersby, commented on the appointment: “We are at a pivotal time for our business, and have plans to expand our workforce significantly across 2015. Jackie’s appointment is integral to our growth as a business, through her expertise in building and developing databases which meet our customers’ needs.”

Tracesmart is now able to leverage LexisNexis’ data, analytics and linking technology to continue to provide its clients with world-class, comprehensive global solutions. Tracesmart is a leader in identity management and fraud solutions in the UK, and will be a natural complement to its core competencies.

Acquiring Tracesmart, along with the recent acquisitions of Verid Knowledge Based Authentication Technology, WorldCompliance and MapFlow reaffirm LexisNexis’ commitment to provide, enhance and extend its capabilities in identity management and fraud prevention solutions globally.

If you are an experienced IT professional interested in joining the dynamic Tracesmart team, contact us today at http://www.tracesmart.co.uk/about-us/careers.

About Tracesmart

Tracesmart is a leading provider of consumer intelligence services, based in Cardiff, Wales. Specialists in the provision of online tracing and identity verification solutions, Tracesmart is prominent in the financial services, life and pension, collections and insurance sectors. Its fraud prevention and anti-money laundering solutions are employed by a growing legion of businesses ranging from SME to FTSE 100 listed companies.

About LexisNexis Risk Solution

LexisNexis Risk Solutions (http://www.lexisnexis.com/risk/uk) is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced analytics, LexisNexis Risk Solutions provides products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of Reed Elsevier, a world leading provider of professional information solutions.

About Reed Elsevier

Reed Elsevier Group plc is a world leading provider of professional information solutions. The group employs approximately 28,000 people of whom half are in North America. Reed Elsevier Group PLC is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV; the combined market capitalisation of the two parent companies is approximately £19bn/€23bn. Its shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and ENL.

Contacts

Media:
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Jean Creech Avent, 770-807-4816
Corporate Communications, Media & Analyst Relations
or
Cohn & Wolfe on behalf of LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Paul Codd, +44 (0) 207 331 5366
Paul.codd@cohnwolfe.com

Contacts

Media:
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Jean Creech Avent, 770-807-4816
Corporate Communications, Media & Analyst Relations
or
Cohn & Wolfe on behalf of LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Paul Codd, +44 (0) 207 331 5366
Paul.codd@cohnwolfe.com