Evangelos Ouzounis

Evangelos Ouzounis

Head, Secure Infrastructure and Services, ENISA

Dr. Evangelos OUZOUNIS is the head of ENISA’s Secure Infrastructure and Services Unit.

His unit leads ENISA’s efforts to the NIS Directive (NISD) implementation. It assists the EU Commission and EU Member States to develop a harmonised approach by developing numerous actionable, good practices on horizontal, as well as, sectorial aspects of the NISD (e.g. telecoms, energy, health, finance). His team also facilitates the establishment of sectorial Information Sharing and Analysis Centers (ISACs) at EU level.

Dr. Ouzounis is also responsible for Telecom Security within ENISA. His team has contributed in the development of the 5G toolbox, the good practices for Electronic Communications Code (EECC) and, in the past, the first ever pan European incident reporting mechanism (article 13 a).

Finally, Dr Ouzounis manages within ENISA the area of Artificial Intelligence, IoT security and Smart Infrastructures. His team developed baseline security requirements for these areas widely adopted by public and private stakeholders. Currently, his team leads ENISA’s efforts on the secure deployment of Artificial Intelligence in emerging applications and services.

Prior to his position at ENISA, Dr. Ouzounis worked several years at the European Commission (DG Connect) and co-founded FhG-FOKUS’ Electronic Commerce Centre of Competence (ECCO) in Berlin, Germany. He has managed more than 15 international R&D projects (e.g. 3G, intelligent networks, distributed systems, mobile intelligent agents), served for the EU Commission as evaluator of EU funded projects, and chaired numerous international academic conferences.

Dr. Ouzounis holds a Ph.D from the Technical University of Berlin on the Resilience and Security of Distributed systems and a Master in Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Patras, Greece.