Carmine Rizzo has worked in the ETSI Secretariat in France since November 2007. He is the point of reference for security standardization activities and responsible for the supervision, coordination and promotion of ETSI security standardization work within and across various Technical Committees and Working Groups.
He obtained a Master Degree in Electronic/Telecommunication Engineering in Italy, followed by a Ph.D. in Radio Communications in the United Kingdom.
His professional background in the United Kingdom includes experience in the private sector for Nortel Networks as Data Communications Network Engineer, and over five years' experience in the international organization ECMWF (European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts), working in an operational environment for the management of IT projects, services and security.
He has gained, and actively maintains, several professional certifications covering broad aspects of technical security and security management, as well as project management, change management, IT audit, control, and service management.