Appointment of new members of the EC3 Advisory Groups

07 March 2016
News Article
Press Release/News

Following the December 2015 call for applications for membership to the 3 EC3 Advisory Groups, a thorough assessment of the applications was conducted.

For the Advisory Group on Financial Services, the following persons were selected for an initial term of 2 years, starting on 1 March 2016:

Andy Archibald - CREDIT SUISSE
Jurgita Bataityté – DANSKE BANK
John Beccia – CIRCLE INTERNET FINANCIAL
Mario Bruno – CITIBANK
Olesya Danylchenko – UKRAINIAN INTERBANK PAYMENT SYSTEMS MEMBERS ASSOCIATION "EMA"
Fanny Derouck – EUROPEAN BANKING FEDERATION
Timo Dijkstra – BITPAY INC.
Paul Geleijnse – AMERICAN EXPRESS INTERNATIONAL INC.
Martin Koeb – RAIFFEISEN BANK INTERNATIONAL AG
Piet Lakeman – VISA
Rebecca Ledingham – MASTERCARD
Senan Moloney – BARCLAYS
Romano Stasi – ABI LAB
Konrad Szylar – EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK
Vazdar Tomislav – ERSTE BANK

For the Advisory Group on Internet Security, the following persons were selected for an initial term of 2 years, starting on 10 March 2016:

Adam Palmer - FIREEYE
Alexandru Catalin Cosoi - BITDEFENDER
Dmitri Volkov - GROUPIB
Ferry van der Heijden - HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE
Manu Quintans - S21SEC
Marco Thorbruegge - ENISA
Martin Eian - MNEMONIC
Martin McKeay - AKAMAI
Mika Lauhde - SSH COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY
Pasquale Stirparo - FORTUNE 500
Valter Santos - ANUBIS NETWORKS

For the Advisory Group on Communication Providers, the following persons were selected for an initial term of 2 years, starting on 1st of July 2016:

Andrzej Adamski – NICOLAUS COPERNICUS UNIVERSITY
Jose Alegria – PORTUGAL TELECOM
Antonietta Alfano – TELECOM ITALIA
Andre Arnes – TELENOR
Jaya Baloo – KPN
Kevin Brown – BT
Cormac Callaman – ACONITE INTERNET SOLUTIONS
Gergely Daniel Dzsinich – CYBERSECURITY ADVISORS NETWORK
Andy de Petter – BELGACOM/PROXIMUS
Francisco Ginel Feito – TELEFONICA
Alex de Jood – ICT NETHERLANDS
Richard Leaning – RIPE NCC
Bran O'Toole – ERICSSON
Sebastian Puchner - TELE2 TELECOMMUNICATION GMBH
Jean-Loup Richet – ORANGE
Maximilian Schubert – EUROISPA

EC3 seizes the opportunity to congratulate and welcome these new members and to thank all who expressed an interest.

For the last group (Advisory Group on Telecom and Internet Service Providers), the decision on its composition is still pending. This is due to the low number of applications received. We will seek to find a solution as soon as possible in consultation with all involved partners and apologise for any inconvenience caused by the prolonged duration of the decision process.

Read more about the EC3 Advisory Groups on our dedicated page.