UNU-EGOV Morten Meyerhoff Nielsen
Morten Meyerhoff Nielsen is an academic fellow at United Nations University, Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (https://egov.unu.edu) and a researcher at Tallinn University of Technology, Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance (www.ttu.ee/nurkse), in Estonia.
He currently works on digital transformation and eGovernment strategy development and evaluation (Armenia, Albania, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Latvia), institutional frameworks and performance management (Armenia, Albania, Faroe Islands, Latvia), reuse of public sector information, data protection and privacy (Horizon 2020), internet voting (Australia, Estonia, Switzerland), data reuse and eID management and PKI infrastructure and personalization of eServices (Armenia, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Latvia), smart concepts in urban and rural areas, ICT facilitated administrative burden reduction and public service delivery, teaching on eGovernment, disruptive technologies, innovation and social media related issues (e.g. www.msm.nl, www.ttu.ee, www.eipa.eu, www.wnpid.amu.edu.pl/en/).
Past employment includes the Danish Agency for Digitisation (www.digst.dk), National IT- and Telecom Agency, Borgerkommunikationskontoret/borger.dk (www.itst.dk); Danish Technological Institute, Policy and Business Analysis (www.dti.dk); European Institute of Public Administration (www.eipa.eu); Centre for the Development of Enterprise (www.cde.eu); European Commission, DG DEVL (www.europa.eu/pol/dev/index_en.htm); and University of KwaZulu-Natal (www.ukzn.ac.za).
Morten is an author and co-author of various publications, a reviewer for GIQ, IJEG and PAIT and on the conference committees of the CeDEM, ICEGOV and IFIP eGovernment conference series. Finally, he was a member of the European eGovernment Awards consortium (2003-2009), first non-Swedish member of Swedens Guldlanken Awards jury (2009-2013), the HM Sultan Qaboos eGovernment Award jury in Oman (2010-2012,2016), and the Smart Government Award in Dubai (2015-2017) evaluating on- and offline public-sector delivery services, smart city initiatives and eGovernment strategies.