UK E-commerce Czar expected today

The long-awaited E-commerce Czar will be announced Monday as the PM Tony Blair delivers a wake-up call to British firms on ecommerce.

Alex Allan, a senior civil servant is widely touted for the role of e-envoy. The event, at St John's Innovation Centre in Cambridge will also see PM Tony Blair unveil a new strategy for UK ecommerce as the Performance and Innovation Unit report on ecommerce is launched.