Aidan Ryan has over 25 years professional experience of working in telecommunications and IT security.
He is a Chartered Engineer and a qualified Lawyer. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration.
Today in ENISA he heads up the Office of the Executive Director as a policy adviser and as the legal Officer for the Agency.
He has worked in the regulation of the telecommunications industry, emergency planning and response and set up the first Governmental CSIRT in Ireland. He has participated at many of the working groups in the Commission on drafting legislation giving effect to telecommunications and internet policy. During the Irish Presidency in 2014 he chaired the Group charged with the responsibility for preparing the text for the Council Conclusions on the EU cyber security Strategy.