Dr. Andreas Wolf studied Mathematics and Computer Science at Humboldt University Berlin and Technical University of Munich. He holds a Ph. D. in Computer Science. In the past, he has worked with several IT companies in technology oriented positions. He initialized the first European Common Criteria certification of a biometric product. Today, Dr. Wolf works as Principal Scientist Biometrics with Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Berlin.
He has published several book and journal contributions as well as conference papers and patent applications. He holds a teaching position at the Free University Berlin. Furthermore, he is one of the German DIN experts delegated to the ISO/IEC JTC 1 committees SC 17, SC 27, SC 31 and SC 37 as well as to the European Standards Committee CEN. He is the Chairman of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC27, Convenor of CEN/TC 224/WG 19, and editor of several standards including the face data standards ISO/IEC 19794-5/39794-5 and the ICAO Portrait Quality TR.