Rogier Holla

Deputy Head of organisation, CERT-EU

Rogier Holla is Deputy Head of CERT-EU, the Computer Emergency Response Team of the EU institutions, bodies and agencies.


He has worked and lead teams at the European Commission on policy-making, legislation and international negotiations in cybersecurity, the fight against cybercrime, the introduction of the .eu internet domain, intellectual property, and innovation policy.


Before joining the European Commission, he was an academic and consultant in law and technology, European and international law, and international relations. He was assistant professor of international law at the University of Twente (Netherlands) and assistant professor of international relations at the American University of Washington, D.C. He was Fulbright research fellow at the Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at the Center for Science and International Affairs of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and research fellow at the European University Institute of Florence, Italy. As a consultant, he advised the US Environmental Protection Agency and the federal governments of Canada and Germany on legal and regulatory aspects of technology policy.