Nils Masuch is serving as a policy officer for the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community, Germany. Since 2021 he is working in units related to digital sovereignty. His main focus lies in the further development and utilisation of innovative Open Source solutions for the public administration. He is also involved in the founding and initialisation process of the German Center for Digital Sovereignty (ZenDiS). Nils Masuch holds a diploma degree in computer science from Technical University of Berlin and has worked as a scientific researcher in the area of distributed artificial intelligence for several years.