Valéry Vander Geeten is the Legal Officer and DPO of the Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium (CCB). He has been the project manager of the implementation of the NIS directive in Belgium and has actively participated in the activities of the NIS Cooperation Group. He holds a Law degree and a LL.M. degree in public and administrative Law both from the University of Brussels (ULB). He is a former lawyer at the Brussels Bar and teacher assistant at the ULB. His interests are around cybersecurity, cybercrime, data protection, IT and public laws.