Christian C. Schouten (1981) is a senior policy maker at the Ministry of Finance, specializing in government-wide innovative projects. He has an extensive background in government as well as commercial. Current projects include the adoptation of blockchain technology in governmental financial processes, creating a government-wide data lake to enable data driven policy design, and technical and legal standardization of government financial data.
Christian is politically active for the city of Alkmaar and holds several financial and social positions. Outside of work, he enjoys historical research and spending time with his children.