EAB appoints Frederik Kortbæk as director
24 August 2018 12:41 GMT

The European Association for Biometrics has announced the appointment of Frederik Kortbæk (Denmark) as director, where Frederik will join the newly formed Executive Committee.

As the leading voice for biometrics and digital identity, for Europe, the EAB is a vendor neutral association aiming to promote the responsible and inclusive adoption of modern digital identity systems to enhance peoples lives and drive economic growth. Members and ID stakeholders meet regularly at EAB hosted events, across Europe.

The appointment of Frederik comes at a time when biometrics and digital identity are increasingly a part of everyday life for Europe’s 750 million citizens. According to Michiel van der Veen, Chief Executive of the EAB:

‘’We are at a critical junction where there is a need and urgency for Europe to have an independent body that can foster debate and provide trusted and impartial expertise to its ID stakeholders. We are proud and honored that Frederik will join our team and support EAB to drive our mission.’’ Frederik Kortbæk says: “With my legal background and passion for digital technologies including digital identity and biometric and the drive to support the European agenda I am honored to join the EAB. My focus will be to further raise the profile towards an inclusive organization across Europe. 

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