Group Leader, LIST
Béatrix Barafort graduated as a Software Engineer in the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (France) and has worked from 1988 to 1996 in a software house in Lyon for software development projects in banks and insurance companies. Then she joined the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) where she has led R&D process assessment and improvement projects based on the ISO/IEC 15504/330xx standard (Process Assessment), mostly in IT Service Management, and in non-IT applications. Béatrix is now heading an R&D Group on “Service and Process Governance” encompassing the TIPA® initiative (open framework for process assessment including TIPA for ITIL), GRC works and in particular Data Protection (GDPR). She is actively involved in standardization activities in ISO/IEC JTC1 SC7 (Software and Systems Engineering with Process Assessment as a particular interest) and in ISO/IEC JTC1 SC40 (IT Service Management and IT Governance). She was editor of the published ISO/IEC 20000-4:2010 standard for an IT Service Management Process Reference Model.