Experts 2019

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Philipp Amann
Head of Strategy
European Cybercrime Centre

Philipp Amann is the Head of Strategy at the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3). EC3 Strategy is responsible for assessing and acting on relevant trends and threats related to cybercrime and cyber-security. Other key areas of responsibility include driving innovation, managing EC3’s industry advisory groups, prevention & awareness and internet governance.

He has worked in various fields, including the financial sector, global disarmament, international law and on issues related to safety and security in cyberspace, topics he deeply cares about. Philipp is also a member of ENISA’s Permanent Stakeholder Group.

He held positions with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the International Criminal Court, OSCE and the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization.

His professional experience is complemented by a PhD degree and a Master’s degree in business informatics from the University of Vienna. He also holds an MSc in Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigation from UCD.

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Luc van Deuren
Solutions Architect

Luc joined Zscaler in 2018 as Solution Architect for Northern Europe. Based on 20 years of experience in the computer and network security industry he supports Enterprises to get ready for digital transformation by designing future-proof network and security infrastructures. Zero IT branch office, a user focused approach and cloud-ready networks are critical success factors, that need to be considered for a successful transformation. Luc works hand-in-hand with partners and customers and provides technical consulting and coordination services to overcome the hurdles of traditional infrastructure limitations on the path to a secure transformation journey.

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Brett Lancaster
Managing Director, Global Head of Customer Security and CSP Director

Brett Lancaster is a Managing Director and Global Head of Customer Security. He was one of the founding members of SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme (CSP), and is currently overall CSP Programme Director. CSP seeks to transform the financial services industry by raising the level of cybersecurity hygiene across SWIFT’s 13,000 customers. 

Brett regularly briefs SWIFT’s Executive, Board and Overseers and is also the Chairman of ECB Cyber Resiliency Board Working Group on Information Sharing.

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Ronald Pool
Cyber Security Specialist Benelux & Nordics
Crowd strike

With over a decade of experience in Cyber Security, Ronald is a very experienced trusted security advisor.He advises some of the largest enterprises on a daily basis on their protection and detection strategies, forensics & security operations.In his role, he encounters the acts of organised hackers on a regular basis, adding to his ever growing cyber security context, which he shares with his audiences.

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Erik R. van Zuuren
Chairman of the summit

Erik is activily engaged in several jobs / activities, which activities include:

  • Founder TrustCore.EU
  • Topic Leader ITSE-S2 “Security Practices” at Solvay Brussels School
  • Security advisor and architect at BNP Paribas Fortis - Global Security
  • Advisor/Expert on Trust/eID/eSig/eSeal/Blockchain at Flemish Government
  • Expert / PM regarding (Qualified) Trust Services related guidelines for ENISA

Since January 2015 Erik left a big4 to start up TrustCore.EU and is currently active in the roles mentioned in the list above. Erik has years of experience/expertize in amongst others: Governance/Risk/Compliance, eGovernment/eBusiness/eBanking, Trust Services and Trusted/Trustworthy (eco-)systems, Enterprise (Security) Architectures, Service Oriented Architectures and Cloud Platforms, Information & CyberSecurity (Management) etc. Erik's engagements include activities in public sector (Chancellery of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Federal ICT Department (Fedict), the eGov & ICT agency of the Flemish Gov, DG Connect, DG Employment, DG RTD, EC-ISA, etc.) as well as activities in a diverse spectrum of private sector organizations (incl. NBB, ING, KBC, Electrabel Suez, Infrabel, DeLijn, BPost, Euroclear).Erik's achievements include being one of the fathers/authors of the blueprint for the Belgian Personal Identity Card Project (BelPIC) and being one of the fathers of key egov-supporting services at the Flemish government (wide range of (trust-)services wrt e-identification / e-authentication / authorisation / e-signing / stamping, etc). Currently Erik is focusing on Enterprise (Security) Architecture, on the effects/implementation of the eIDAS-Trust Regulation and on the upcoming Payment Services Directive 2.

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