Thomas Renner

head of directorate “Digitalization and Innovation”, Ministry of Health, Germany

The future of health data sharing as EU sees it – HIGH-LEVEL PANEL DISCUSSION

Thomas Renner is head of the Directorate “Digitization and Innovation” in the ministry of health. He is responsible for fundamental questions of digitization, questions of data availability and interoperability issues. In the past months, his directorate has initiated any digital processes in connection with the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and, among other projects, also supervised the development of the Corona-Warning App.

Previously, Thomas Renner was responsible for the areas of fundamental and financial questions of health policy at the ministry for around ten years. Before, worked for the UN in Geneva and in the Federal Ministry of Labor in Germany. He is a trained economist

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