Bus Jacques

Born in the Netherlands in 1947, Jacques Bus received his PhD in Science and Mathematics at the University of Amsterdam. He worked as a researcher for 12 years and subsequently as research programme manager for 5 years at the Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI) in Amsterdam (NL).
In 1988 he joined the European Commission and has worked in leading positions in various parts of the Research programmes ESPRIT and IST, including IT Infrastructure, Programme Management, Software Engineering and since 2004 inTrust and Security.
He was strongly involved in the establishment of the Security Theme in FP7.
Since 2010 he works as an independent advisor under the company name DigiTrust.EU, in the area of Trust and Security, with special attention to Privacy, Identity and Trust in the digital environment. He is also Research Fellow at the University of Luxembourg - Interdisciplinary Center for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT).