Sébastien Marcel heads the Biometrics Security and Privacy (BSP) group at the Idiap Research Institute (CH) and conducts research on face recognition, speaker recognition, vein recognition and presentation attack detection. He is lecturer at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and the University of Lausanne. He is Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior, and Identity Science (TBIOM). He was the coordinator of European research projects including MOBIO, TABULA RASA or BEAT and involved in international projects (DARPA, IARPA). He is also the Director of the Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing conducting FIDO certifications and cooperative research.