Head of Division “Passports and Identity Documents, Identification Systems” – Federal Ministry of the Interior, Germany
Speaks at ID WORLD on Citizen ID
Andreas Reisen is the Head of “Passports and ID Documents, Identification Systems” Division within the German Federal Ministry of the Interior, a position he has held since September 2005, Mr. Andreas Reisen’s responsibilities include the Federal biometrics strategy, the government’s e-card strategy and current projects as the introduction of electronic ID cards. He successfully introduced the first and second generation ePassports in Germany in November 2005 resp. 2007.
Against this background, Mr. Reisen is member of the Standing Committee of the International Forum for Travel Documents. Mr. Reisen took up his current post having headed the project group relating to the BundOnline 2005 Federal eGovernment initiative from 2002 and 2005. He is a physics graduate with a master’s degree from Aachen University of Technology.