Conference Speaker JAKUB BORATYNSKI

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Job title Head of the Trust and Security Unit
Department DG CONNECT
Organisation European Commission

Jakub BoratyƄski is the Head of the Trust and Security Unit responsible for cyber security and digital privacy matters within the European Commission in Brussels (Directorate-General, Communication Networks, Content and Technology).

Jakub is involved in negotiation of Commission proposal for the directive on Network and Information Security, implementation of the EU cyber-security strategy, cooperation with the EU Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) and support to research and innovation within Horizon 2020 programme.

Previously he served as Head of Unit 'Organised Crime and Relations with EMCDDA' at the European Commission (Directorate-General, Home Affairs), which has the lead responsibility for the fight against cybercrime, corruption, sexual abuse of children and confiscation of criminal assets.

In relation to cybercrime, Jakub is involved in negotiation and drafting of two directives (on cyber-attacks and sexual exploitation of children), establishment of the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and drafting of the EU Cyber Security Strategy. He has previously worked on EU relations with Russia (Directorate-General External Relations).

Before joining the European Commission, he was a Director at the Stefan Batory Foundation in Warsaw and Policy Officer with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. He graduated from the London School of Economics and the University of Warsaw (international relations, law).