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Dinand is Vice President within Capgemini where he is Global Account Director of the European Union.
Dinand started his career as a consultant in the field of supply chain management. He worked internationally for global clients in the field of manufacturing & production as well as the services sector and government. After that he worked for more than five years as a line manager for a regulatory authority in the domain of energy and utilities.
In addition to being Capgemini's global EU Account Director, Dinand is also the program director of the European Commission SPOCS programme about the implementation of the services directive (www.eu-spocs.eu). Furthermore, he is the executive lead of the European Commission's annual eGovernment benchmark and he is responsible for several other pan-European engagements in the field of e-Justice and European interoperability.
Dinand holds an MPA in European Public Administration and an Executive MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management.
Implementing cross-border public services is crucial for the realisation of a true digital single market in Europe. But is there a need? Who wants to use these services? Proving that there is a "market" for these services can help build a business case.... and building a business case can help speed up implementation.... and the more services that are available and the better they are, the higher the possible take-up....