Freddy Dezeure graduated as a Master of Science in Engineering in 1982. He was CIO of a private company from 1982 until 1987. After joining the European Commission in 1987, he has held a variety of management functions in administrative, financial and operational areas, in particular in information technology. He set up the CERT for the EU institutions, agencies and bodies in 2011. Since then, he has been Head of CERT-EU.