Бенуа АбелуЕвропейская комиссия (European Commission)Официальный представитель по вопросам развития цифровых инноваций и технологии блокчейн главного управления по сетям связи, контенту и технологиям (Policy Officer - Digital Innovation and Blockchain of Directorate General Communication Networks, Content and Technologies)
Education 1990 Electrical Engineering degree from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium).
1991 MBA from the National High School of Petroleum and Engines (France).
Professional experience He worked as Policy Officer at the Health and Wellbeing Unit of DG Connect, where he was in charge of interoperability and standardisation, and of the epSOS large scale pilot project. Before joining the Commission, he held different executive positions in ICT startups, in Amadeus, the technology partner of the travel industry, and in Proximus, the Belgian Telecommunications incumbent.
He is part of the Blockchain and FinTech team where he leads the standardisation and interoperability aspects and is actively contributing to the EU Blockchain initiative. He chairs the Interoperability and Standardisation Work Stream of the EU FinTech Task force. He is member of the ISO Technical Committee 307 on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies and coordinates Commission's inputs.
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