Miguel Gonzales Sancho (ONLINE)

Miguel González-Sancho is since July 2018 Head of the Unit “Cybersecurity Technology and Capacity Building” at Directorate-General “CONNECT” of the European Commission, being responsible in particular for EU funding, policy on supply chain security including 5G, cybersecurity certification, and cyber threat detection, sharing and response. In addition, he is since September 2021 interim Executive Director of the “European Cybersecurity Competence Centre”, an EU body of around 40 staff based in Bucharest, tasked with identifying investment priorities, managing EU and national funds, and liaising with National Coordination Centres for cybersecurity innovation and market uptake. Prior to that, he held different positions at the European Commission, dealing mainly with EU policies, legislation and funding for digital services, including Head of Unit for eHealth and Head of Unit for Administration and Finance.