Morten Meyerhoff Nielsen is an Project Officer at the United Nations University (UNU-EGOV) since 2016.
He is also a coordinator for digital governance, regulations, and policies research and work. Morten's recent responsible includes multiple projects of digital transformation, including strategy development Botswana, China, Saudi Arabia, on performance management and capacities in Dubai, Qatar, Uganda, Western Balkans and Eastern Partnership countries. Other areas work includes service and eParticipation portal redesign in Dubai, Georgia and Saudi Arabia. He has supported European Commission on connectivity, standards, and digital economy issues in Jamaica and Tanzania. With the International Social Security Association, Morten is leading the research on the impact of the digital transformation of social security, innovation and digital inclusion.
Morten regularly runs executive training on digital transformation of the public sector and is a guest lecturer at several universities. Past employment includes; Danish Agency for Digitisation, Danish Technological Institute, European Institute of Public Administration, Centre for the Development of Enterprise, European Commission, and University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Morten is educated in Denmark, South Africa, and the UK, with a PhD at th Tallinn University of Technology. He is the author of various publications, a reviewer various journals and conferences.