Freddy Dezeure

Freddy Dezeure

Senior Advisor in Cyber Security and Cyber Risk Management, and Former Head of CERT-EU

Freddy Dezeure graduated from the KUL in Leuven, Belgium, with a Master of Science in Engineering. He was CIO of ETAP NV from 1982 until 1987. He joined the European Commission in 1987 where he held a variety of management positions in administrative, financial and operational areas, in particular in information technology. He set up the EU Computer Emergency and Response Team (CERT-EU) for the EU institutions, agencies and bodies in 2011 and made it into one of the most mature and respected CERTs in Europe. Until May 2017 he held the position of the Head of CERT-EU. Currently, he is an independent management consultant providing strategic advice in cyber security and cyber risk management and acting as Board Member and Advisory Board Member in high tech companies