Rimma Perelmuter

Executive Director

Rimma Perelmuter is a digital leader, trust in data champion and strategic partner builder.

She is Founder and Principal of Trust in Tech, a consultancy focused on helping companies and organisations to advance trustworthy digital services. Recent engagements have included Partnership Development Lead for Data Institutions at the Open Data Institute (ODI) and Head of Partnerships at the Internet Commission.

Previously, as CEO and Co-Founder of Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF), Rimma built the organisation from the ground up and led its rapid expansion across the diverse markets of Africa, Asia, EMEA and the Americas, establishing it as the influential global and cross-sector platform. Throughout 17 years of leading MEF, she collaborated with industry leaders to deliver key partnerships, initiatives and tools to accelerate a trusted and sustainable mobile  ecosystem. Rimma thrives on motivating industry stakeholders to engage around purpose led initiatives which solve problems and leverage innovation to achieve business and social impact.

In 2018, Rimma won the Trust Leader of the Year at the Know Identity Awards. She is a supporter of Women Leading in AI and serves on the global advisory board for mBolden which champions women in digital.

Rimma holds an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a BSc in Industrial Relations from Cornell University.