Short Biography
Ricardo Baretzky
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Keynote Speaker
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Ricardo Baretzky, a Belgian national, is a recognized expert on terrorism and global threats. Baretzky advises governments and multi-national commercial enterprises with regards to their risk governance, external security policies, and cyber terrorism risk management. Ricardo Baretzky is the current President of the European Centre for Information Policy and Security (ECIPS).
Ricardo Baretzky worked as a global threat information analyst and advisor to officials and corporations. He is specialized in the conceptualization and direction of operations of cyber intelligence, analysis of terrorism, security issues and geopolitics.
Ricardo's experience spans over 20 years. Currently he is an advisory position as an Anti-Terrorism/Cyber Threat Analyst.
He is a co-author of the specialized Intelligence report,  Lo Stato Islamico that was published during 2014, and is often called as a guest speaker in conferences organized by international institutions. He is a Co-founder of the European Centre for Information Policy and Security (ECIPS) and presently the President of the ECIPS.
He served as the Chairman of the first International African Counter Terrorism Summit held in London, bringing attention to the growing threat of African terrorism and security threats the African continent faces in the future.
In the past, he served as Vice President of Sowoon Technologies S a r l Switzerland. He advises international multi-national commercial enterprises and governments on global threats such as terrorism and cyber risk management.
Currently he speaks both domestically and internationally on the African Middle East Terrorism Threat.
" Ricardo is a forwardthinking security expert with a huge depth and breadth of knowledge on modernglobal security threats and how they might be mitigated. I recommend himhighly."
Tony Smith: Managing DirectorFORTINUS Ltd, Senior Border Security Consultant. Mr. Tony Smith SRO & CBE Former Director General (interim) UK Border Force, Home Office Executive BoardMember. Senior Responsible Owner Borders and Border Technology  Programme. Collector of Border Revenue (UK)

" Ricardo's knowledge and expertise inhis field is demonstrated by his interesting and informative presentationdelivered at the 3rd World BORDERPOL Congress. CYBERPOL and ECIPS are able todeliver high level intelligence in the growing area of cybersecurity/protection and we thank him for sharing his experience. At BORDERPOLcongress Baretzky Presented CYBERPOL on both the open and closed sessions panelfor Police and Law-enforcement officers along with INTERPOL, the Dutch Policeand the Hungarian National Police attended by 27 Heads of Service, 18 DeputyHeads and 93 Heads of Department, Managers and senior officials at the 3rdWorld BorderPol (Border-Police) Congress held in Budapest Hungary 2014December."
NeilWalker, Director at Torch Marketing; Director, Programs and Events atBORDERPOL; Intl Marketing & Events Director at NS&RC

" I have known Ricardo Baretzky for considerable time and he exhibits greatleadership as President of the European Centre for Information Policy andSecurity (ECIPS). Moreover, he has the ability and the wits to bring togetherthe transnational members of ECIPS to reach a common goal. His ability to workwith government and bring proper perspective are essential. His expertise inthe field of Counter Terrorism and Intelligence are always well exhibitedduring the different summits and media interviews. I can highly recommend himfor any Security related issues within the Europe Union and is a great asset tothe European Union."
FranciscoJorge Gonçalves, Técnico Superior, Gabinete Jurídico (GJ) , Direção Nacional, PortugueseNacional Authority for Civil Protection

" His ability to attract political strength flowswith impeccable standard and results. He stands ethically very High and I canstrongly reference for him "
Dr. C.H. LEE Chairman of the Seoul Peace Prize foundation  President of Parliamentary Association and co founding member of the Republic of South Korea,7 terms as member of the National Assembly RoK.

Academic Qualifications:

Police Intelligence, St. Petersburg College; Global Terrorism, United Nations Peace Operations Training Institute; IT Network Assurance, FEMA; Cyber Law and White Collar Crime, FEMA;  Government Economic Policy Negotiation and Conflict Management,  

Areas of Expertise:

Cyber Security

Conflict management

Network Assurance

Global Terrorism

Middle East



Information Security


For speaking engagements:
Ricardo Baretzky is exclusively represented by Joanna Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Speaker Bureau, whose contact details are as follows:
Telephone: +44(0)1202 734817
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