After 10 years of IT experience in international banking, François Thill joined the Ministry of the Economy in Luxembourg in 2001 as responsible for IT security, and is to date the Director of the department for e-commerce and information security.
François played a leading role in the creation of the Luxembourg accreditation scheme for PKI, as well as in a number of initiatives such as CASES (Cyberworld Awareness and Security Enhancement Services) in 2003; the first Luxembourg CERT in 2007 or Security Made in Lëtzeburg (smile g.i.e.) in 2010, hosting the Luxembourg Cybersecurity Competence Centre C3. François is also a co-author of the Luxembourg national cyber security strategies. Furthermore, François Thill represents Luxembourg on the management board of the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) since its creation in 2004; he is member of the board of LuxTrust development, chair of the board of SecurityMaderin.lu, member of the Luxembourg Cyber Security Board, and an alternate member of the Data Protection Authority in Luxembourg.