Hans is IAM architect bij de OpenID Foundation. Hij heeft 25 jaar ervaring als technisch leider in projecten op het gebied van digitale identiteit en draagt bij aan nieuwe standaarden en implementaties. Sinds 2017 is hij de lead architect van het OpenID Connect Cerification team van de OpenID Foundation.
Erik is activily engaged in several jobs / activities, which activities include:
Since January 2015 Erik left a big4 to start up TrustCore.EU and is currently active in the roles mentioned in the list above. Erik has years of experience/expertize in amongst others: Governance/Risk/Compliance, eGovernment/eBusiness/eBanking, Trust Services and Trusted/Trustworthy (eco-)systems, Enterprise (Security) Architectures, Service Oriented Architectures and Cloud Platforms, Information & CyberSecurity (Management) etc. Erik's engagements include activities in public sector (Chancellery of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Federal ICT Department (Fedict), the eGov & ICT agency of the Flemish Gov, DG Connect, DG Employment, DG RTD, EC-ISA, etc.) as well as activities in a diverse spectrum of private sector organizations (incl. NBB, ING, KBC, Electrabel Suez, Infrabel, DeLijn, BPost, Euroclear).Erik's achievements include being one of the fathers/authors of the blueprint for the Belgian Personal Identity Card Project (BelPIC) and being one of the fathers of key egov-supporting services at the Flemish government (wide range of (trust-)services wrt e-identification / e-authentication / authorisation / e-signing / stamping, etc). Currently Erik is focusing on Enterprise (Security) Architecture, on the effects/implementation of the eIDAS-Trust Regulation and on the upcoming Payment Services Directive 2.
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Innovation and Blockchain Policy Officer at the European Commission in DG CONNECT, Chiara has been working in the innovation field since 2010. She is in charge of Blockchain and DLT applications in the Digital Innovation and Blockchain Unit and is a member of the European Commission Task Force on FinTech. She also worked on access to finance, start-ups and scale-ups policies. Previously she was at the helm of the Brussels EU Office of the Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (France) after she gained extensive experience in Research and Innovation policies dealing with local, regional stakeholders as well as national ministries. In the past she assisted the Director General of a French local authority and was associate professor in Sciences Po Paris. Chiara holds a Diploma In European Affairs, Law and Economics from Sciences Po (France) and University of Pavia (Italy).