François Thill received 1991 a M.Sc. degree in information technology at the University of Linz, Austria. After 10 years of international banking experience, he has joined the Ministry of the Economy in Luxembourg in 2001. Here he has become responsible for security related projects.
He has developed the Luxembourg accreditation scheme for PKI. In 2003 he launched the CASES initiative (Cyberworld Awareness and Security Enhancement Services). He took part in the creation of the first CERT in Luxembourg in 2007 and of SMILE gie (Security Made in Lëtzeburg) in 2010. He is one of the authors of the second national cyber security strategy published in 2015.
François represents Luxembourg since 2003 in the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA). François is also member of the board for LuxTrust, Chairman of “Security made in Letzebuerg (g.i.e)”, and member of the Luxembourg Cyber Security Board and alternate member of the data protection authority in Luxembourg.