Luc Tombal

Luc Tombal
Luc Tombal began his professional career at the French Prime Minister Services, where he imple­mented IT systems in the intelligence area. Shortly after, he joined Morpho, the world leader in the field of biometrics solu­tions. Luc started in the R&D unit, and was in charge of the Border Control/Transport/Critical Infrastructures Business Unit in the Security Division between 1 January 2014 and 1 September 2015. He is currently the vice presi­dent of the Strategy and Market Development Department in the Secu­rity Division. Luc has a degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics.

A history of passports and their design

When were the first passports issued and what was their purpose? What were these passports made of and how were they produced? Was there...


Today’s dramatic advances in biometric technologies open the way to unprecedented opportunities in the field of border control. On-the-fly, non-intrusive systems enable fast, yet...