ePassports EAC Conformity & Interoperability Tests
Prague, September 7th - 12th 2008

Zipfel Christian

Christian Zipfel is Head of Sales Europe / CIS at Giesecke & Devrient’s business unit Government Solutions. This business unit comprises G&D’s full product and services portfolio for governments. Thus customers all over the world receive one point of contact for project delivery for ID Card Systems, Passport Systems, Health Card Systems (Patient Card, Health Professional Card, Card Application Management Systems – CAMS), Transit Solutions and Security Printing.

Holding a diploma in business administration for controlling and accounting since 1994 Christian Zipfel took after his studies a career in the IT-consulting industry. After gathering consulting and senior management experience over 10 years at various employers like IBM Global Services and KPMG Consulting, which was renamed later to Bearingpoint, he finally joined G&D in 2003. There he firstly developed the business line ePassport solutions on behalf of the former division “Industry and Government”. With establishing “Government Solutions” in 2006 he has been in charge of the German market from the beginning and received in January 2008 responsibility for the European and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) market.