Michael Peolsson has degrees in nursing, biomedical engineering and a PhD in medical social sciences. He has worked in leading roles in university and research positions, innovation clusters, and recently at a govermental agency for ehealth. At the Swedish e-Health Agency, he is international coordinator and programme officer. Currently he leads an international benchmarking study on national digital health strategies. Secondly, he is task leader in the EU4health project “Towards the European health data space”, focusing cross-border sharing and use of secondary health data. He is also in the leading core group for the workstream “policy environment” in the Global Digital Health Partnership and in a WHO-europe working group on national digital health strategies.