Andrea Rigoni

Andrea Rigoni

Andrea Rigoni, with over 30 years of experience in Cyber Security, is currently Managing Director at Accenture. In this role, he is responsible for the development of Security in the Healthcare and Public Services sectors globally. Andrea also leads the Accenture Secure AI Lab in Brussels.

Previously, Andrea was senior partner at Deloitte for seven years, leading the Global Cyber in Government and Public Services sector, and held the position of Director of the Digital Policy Center in Brussels. Between 2017 and 2019, he was a member of the Italian Government’s special expert group on AI.

Andrea has made a significant contribution to the creation or evolution of national agencies and centres in various countries. Prior to his experience at Deloitte, he worked as a consultant for several governments and as external director of special projects for NATO’s emerging security challenges, supporting nations such as Ukraine, Georgia, Jordan, Armenia, South Korea and Rwanda.

Between 2013 and 2014, Andrea served as a digital security consultant for the Italian Prime Minister’s office. He played a crucial role in the development of the Italian digital identity framework and co-authored the Italian National Cybersecurity Strategy and Framework. He also advises the UN/ITU on Cybersecurity and is a member of the Global Forum for Cyber Expertise (GFCE).

From 2010 to 2014, Andrea Rigoni was General Manager of the “Global Cyber Security Centre” (GCSEC), a non-profit foundation based in Rome, focused on Cyber Security, including International Policy and Cooperation, Education and Research. He was also a member of the ISACA International Advisory Board and participated in the ICANN review team for DNS security, stability and resilience.


Previously, Andrea held key positions at Poste Italiane as Director of eCommerce and eIdentity and at Booz Allen Hamilton and later Booz&Co. as a Senior Associate. In these roles, he led Cyber Security projects in Europe and the Middle East and advised national governments, international institutions, and critical infrastructure. His early career also included significant roles at Symantec in the UK and Middle East and at Getronics/Olivetti.

Andrea is co-author of two notable publications: “Computer Network Defence: New Threats and Trends” (edited by Melissa Hathaway and published by NATO in 2014) and “Next Generation Certs – From Response to Readiness” (published by NATO in 2019). Also noteworthy are his contributions to the development of guidelines and manuals on Cyber Security for the ONU-ITU.