|University of Oxford||Visiting research fellow cybersecurity||United Kingdom|
Paul Timmers was until 2017 director at the European Commission dealing with digital health & ageing, e government, smart cities/mobility/energy, cybersecurity and digital privacy. This involved EU legislation, EU R&I and deployment funding, and co-lead of two European Innovation Partnerships. He worked in a large ICT company, co-founded an ICT start-up and continues his interest in business and innovation as investor in digital health. Currently he is visiting research fellow for cybersecurity policy and digital transformation at Oxford University. He holds a PhD in physics from Nijmegen University, NL; an MBA from Warwick University, UK; was awarded an EU fellowship and studied sociology & ageing at UNC Chapel Hill, USA; and completed executive cybersecurity education at Harvard.