WorldReach Software

Tony Smith CBE Joins WorldReach as New Executive Advisor, Borders and Immigration

January 22, 2019

WorldReach Software is delighted to announce the appointment of Tony Smith CBE as new Executive Advisor to our Global Borders and Immigration Team.

Tony has the unique distinction of having served as Director of Ports of Entry in 2 different countries (Canada and the UK) as part of an impressive career spanning over 40 years government service in the UK Home Office and Citizenship and Immigration Canada. He was awarded the prestigious order of Commander of the British Empire by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth for his services to the safety and security of the London 2012 Olympics.

Since retiring as Director General of the UK Border Force in 2013, Tony has become Managing Director of Fortinus Global Ltd, providing border management consultancy services to border agencies around the world. He is also chairman of the International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA).

Tony’s extensive knowledge and thought leadership on Border and Immigration policy and operations both in the UK and globally will support WorldReach’s ambition to become leaders in digital border, immigration and visa applications worldwide.


About WorldReach Software

WorldReach Software helps ensure traveller safety and security worldwide through its systems for government immigration, visa, passport, border management, and consular organisations. We supply secure eID/Travel Document issuance and remote identity verification services, including best practices and the Know Your Traveller™ (KYT) innovative platform/processes. WorldReach is member of the Biometrics Institute, the International Border Management & Technologies Association (IBMATA), and is a Strategic Partner of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) where we are contributing to the IATA OneID initiative. Customers include governments from: Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Ireland, Denmark, Anguilla, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, St Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands and the British Virgin Islands.

Press contact:

Shelley Bryen, WorldReach Software,   (613) 742-6482