Marloes Pomp is the Initiator and Programme Officer for blockchain projects within the Dutch Government and responsible for the international strategy of the Dutch Blockchain Coalition.
In order to establish the exact opportunities and threats of blockchain technology, Marloes started 35 pilot projects within the Dutch Government. Some of them are in the prototype phase, others are implemented. She has also built an international network with Governments working together on several topics, sharing prototypes and knowledge. In 2017 Marloes was the Mission leader of the first official blockchain trade mission to Singapore. Now she is working on a three-year collaboration between Singapore and the Netherlands on blockchain projects and research.
Marloes’ professional interests focus on tech innovation within the government. Prior to the blockchain projects, Marloes Pomp worked in several roles including project leader and researcher at various governmental organisations, including the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the City of Amsterdam, the Dutch Court and the Ministry of Foreign affairs. In addition, she serves as an advisory member for the SIDN Fund, the Dutch Court and several ICO’s.
Marloes will share her experiences as the program officer of 35 blockchain projects run by the Dutch Government. Levering on live case studies, the talk will focus on lessons learned and provide an overview of the international strategy of the Dutch Blockchain Coalition, including the potential for international collaborations and partnerships.