Peter Wolf

Senior Expert
Elections; Democracy and technology; Emerging electoral challenges


Peter Wolf works for the global Electoral Processes team at the International IDEA Head Office in Stockholm, Sweden. His work focuses on the application of digital technologies in elections, emerging challenges and the sustainable and trusted implementation of ICTs in electoral processes.

Peter is responsible for International IDEA's work on ICTs Elections and technology and is the author of numerousc publications, including on biometricscybersecuritycertificationelectronic votingopen dataopen source technology and electoral management . He also contributed to the development of several International IDEA databases, including the database on ICTs, Elections and Technology. Recently Wolf has lead International IDEA's research on Special Voting Arrangements, including a comparative database and a handbook on the topic.

Wolf’s previous experience includes his tenure with the Elections Department of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina. He has served in international election observation missions on all continents as voter registration and electronic voting expert and worked as a consultant and ICT expert in election assistance projects since the late 1990ies. 

You can follow updates about Peter’s work on his Twitter feed @peter_wolf_idea 

Master of Science (Graz University of Technology, Austria)
Contact Information: 
Stockholm, Sweden