e-Residency, Republic of Estonia
Head of Public Relations
Arnaud Castaignet is the Head of Public Relations of Estonia's e-Residency programme, a government-issued digital ID available to anyone in the world. It offers the freedom for every world citizen to open and run a global EU company fully online from anywhere. Previously, he worked for the French President François Hollande as a communication officer. Prior to his time at the French Presidency, he has worked as an international communications consultant in Paris, advising governments, politicians and corporations and as a business journalist in Istanbul (Turkey) and Mumbai (India). He has started his career at the United Nations Environment Programme office in Brussels.