Sanjay Dharwadker | Senior Digital Identity Officer
UNHCR | Denmark

Sanjay Dharwadker, Senior Digital Identity Officer, UNHCR

Sanjay Dharwadker is an ID policy and architecture specialist. He currently works with UNHCR as a digital identity expert.
Till recently, he was head of global ID Consultancy at WCC, The Netherlands and has over thirty years’ experience in identity and identification across Asia, Africa and Europe. 
His current focus areas are digital identity,  ID standards, civil registration, electronic travel authorization, privacy, biometrics and biographics. He is also a member of ISO, ICAO and CEN/TC technical standardization committees on the subject.
Previously, in India, he worked for UNICEF and  World Bank programs as well as large ID initiatives in the public domain, leading up to the Aadhaar program.
He is a participant at The Hague Colloquium on the future of legal identity and writes regularly on the subject.
He recently released his debut novel “Diamond in my Palm”.

Appearances:



Identity Week London 2020 - Day 1 @ 10:10

Panel: Fit for Purpose Identity Infrastructures

While the concept of a legal identity has been around for hundreds of years, new models are continuing to emerge, and challenges around identity inclusion still exist. To what extent has technology helped drive civil registration, and how can the identity community best work together to build on existing infrastructure?

Identity Week London 2020 - Day 1 @ 11:40

Panel: Citizen Identity and National ID Ecosystems

Hear innovative case studies from African nations on how an open standard set of interfaces is enabling seamless connectivity between all components of the identity management ecosystem.

Identity Week London 2020 - Day 1 @ 16:45

Day 1 Locknote

last published: 13/Nov/20 10:35 GMT
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