Manreet Nijjar has trained as a Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine. He has over a decade’s experience in frontline NHS services. He is the co-founder of truu and for the last 4 years, he has been working locally, nationally and internationally creating a decentralised digital identity solution for healthcare workers. Truu believes this can only be achieved on open standards, interoperability and a multivendor ecosystem.
Consequently, his work has lead him to contribute to The Lord Holmes report on Distributed Ledger Technology for public good, be a member of the all-party parliamentary group on blockchain as well nomination to co-chair the IEEE blockchain in healthcare standards subcommittee on decentralised identity in healthcare. He has guided Truu to become the first UK steward (node) on the Sovrin network (a not for profit organisation build on open source privacy by design distributed ledger technology to create a public utility for multi-source/self-sovereign identity) and a member of the Decentralised Identity Foundation.