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Yiannis Theodorou

Head of Digital ID


Yiannis advises governments on digital-ID implementation and promoting conducive policy environments that support digital and financial inclusion. Yiannis joined the Institute in July 2021 after leading collaborations with the UN, World Bank and private-sector partners in more than 50 countries. Yiannis led GSMA’s digital-identity programme and managed several initiatives focused on humanitarian innovation and disaster response, privacy and ethics, and big data.