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Paul Timmers

Paul Timmers is a research associate at the University of Oxford (Oxford Internet Institute), professor at the European University Cyprus, visiting professor at KU Leuven and the University of Rijeka, senior advisor to EPC Brussels, board member of Digital Enlightenment Forum and the Estonian eGovernance Academy. He is CEO of iivii BV.

He was the Director of the European Commission for cybersecurity, e-ID, digital privacy, digital health, smart cities, e-government, a cabinet member of European Commissioner Liikanen, manager in a large ICT company and co-founded an ICT start-up. He holds a physics PhD from Nijmegen University, an MBA from Warwick University, a EU fellowship at UNC Chapel Hill, and cybersecurity qualification from Harvard.