Herbert is Secretary-General of A-SIT, Secure Information Technology Center – Austria, and board member of the non-profit foundation Stiftung Secure Information and Communication Technologies (SIC). He holds a master of telecommunications and informatics.
Herbert is member of the eIDAS Cooperation Network, eIDAS Expert Group and technical subgroup. He is Austria’s alternate member of the ENISA Management Board Herbert contributed to the EU eID Large Scale Pilot “STORK” where he served as Member State Council co-chair, was pilot leader of the integration with the European Commission Authentication Service (ECAS). In the successor projects STORK 2.0 and eSENS Herbert coordinated the Austrian contribution as chairman of the national consortia management teams.
Further involvement in EU projects are Cloud for Europe where he led the pre-commercial procurement technical specification development. In the H2020 SUNFISH project on public administrations’ private cloud federation Herbert was WP leader of the requirement analysis. In the H2020 project FutureTrust he worked on evaluation criteria for trust service providers, and contributes to the CEF projects eID4U on eIDAS attributes for universities and SEMPER on representation and mandates in eIDAS.