Short Biography
Ricardo Baretzky
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Keynote Speaker
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On 14 June and 2 July 2015, Ricardo Baretzky from Belgium became the first official President of CYBERPOL, The International Cyber Policing Organization, and re-elected as the President of ECIPS, The European Centre for Information Policy and Security, an International Organization established by Royal Decree and in terms of international representation is recognized under Art. 2 of the 24 April 1986 European Convention on the Recognition of the legal personality of International Non Governmental Organizations (INGO) as International after legal personality was granted on 2 June 2015 by the Head of State bringing his experience and service to Government and the Global stage.


Ricardo Baretzky 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 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 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, to include the National Minister of Safety and Security in South Africa.
Currently he speaks both domestically and internationally on the African and Middle East Terrorism Threats.

Dr. C.H. LEE, Chairman of the Seoul Peace Prize foundation, and President of Parliamentary Association, co-Founding Father off the Republic of South Korea, as well as 7 terms as member of the National Assembly RoK.

"His ability to attract political strength flows with impeccable standard and results. He stands ethically very high and I can strongly reference for him"
Francisco Jorge Gonçalves, Técnico Superior, Gabinete Jurídico (GJ) , Direção Nacional, Portuguese Nacional Authority for Civil Protection

"I have known Ricardo Baretzky for considerable time and he exhibits great leadership as President of the European Centre for Information Policy and Security (ECIPS). Moreover, he has the ability and the wits to bring together the transnational members of ECIPS to reach a common goal. His ability to work with government and bring proper perspective are essential. His expertise in the field of Counter Terrorism and Intelligence are always well exhibited during the different summits and media interviews. I can highly recommend him for any Security related issues within the Europe Union and is a great asset to the European Union."

Tony Smith: Managing Director FORTINUS 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, and Collector of Border Revenue (UK)

"Ricardo is a forward thinking security expert with a huge depth and breadth of knowledge on modern global security threats and how they might be mitigated. I recommend him highly."
Neil Walker, Director at Torch Marketing; Director, Programs and Events at BORDERPOL, and Intl Marketing & Events Director at NS&RC
"Ricardo's knowledge and expertise in his field is demonstrated by his interesting and informative presentation delivered at the 3rd World BORDERPOL Congress. CYBERPOL and ECIPS are able to deliver high level intelligence in the growing area of cybersecurity/protection and we thank him for sharing his experience. At BORDERPOL congress Baretzky Presented CYBERPOL on both the open and closed sessions panel for Police and Law-enforcement officers along with INTERPOL, the Dutch Police and the Hungarian National Police attended by 27 Heads of Service, 18 Deputy Heads and 93 Heads of Department, Managers and senior officials at the 3rdWorld BorderPol (Border-Police) Congress held in Budapest Hungary 2014December."

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


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