Ali Larkem is currently Director of Studies at the General Secretariat of the Government / Services of the Presidency of the Republic. Prior to this, he served as Central Director of Foresight and Technological Watch, at the General Directorate of Modernization, Documentation and Archives in the Ministry of the Interior, Local Government and Regional Planning. He has a dual competency profile in IT and Public Management. He has over 20 years’ experience in digitization and modernization projects within State institutions and administrations: electronic biometric passport, electronic biometric National Identity Card, electronic biometric driving license, national level information systems, and dematerialization of administrative procedures. He has held several senior government positions. He is also an Associate Professor at the National School of Administration (ENA) and an active member of several scientific, study and steering committees.