Speaker details

Sebastian Manhart

Technical Advisor

German Chancellery

Sebastian Manhart is a globally recognised identity entrepreneur and consultant. He spent six years as COO at the world´s only nonprofit biometrics company focused on unique identification in global health (Simprints), where he advised and collaborated with dozens of Ministries of Health to design and deploy identity programmes. Sebastian is currently working as an Advisor on Digital Identity for the German Federal Chancellery, responsible for alignment with European governments and the European Commission. He is also an active member of various government working groups on digital identity (OECD, WEF, EU), a long-term Advisor on Digital Identity, Ethics, and Risk at ID2020 as well as a Technical Advisor on Identification for Development at the World Bank. Sebastian has an academic background in development economics with a BA from the University College London, an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and Executive Education from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.


Date Title

European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022

May 10, 2022
Reinventing Government with Technology