Niels van der Linden (37 from Utrecht, the Netherlands) is a managing consultant for Capgemini Consulting with a background in Public Administration and State Law. His area of expertise is digital transformation in the public sector, and in specific: policy performance and implementation. He has broad experience in managing multi-stakeholder projects on eGovernment and eSkills for the European Commission as well as national public authorities across Europe (in particular the Netherlands).
At the moment he is responsible for a.o. the Development and Implementation of a European ICT Professional Framework (for DG Growth), as well as the eGovernment Benchmark (for DG CONNECT).
Niels is living in Utrecht with wife and three kids, and passionate about sports (at the moment: running marathons).