Executive-in-Residence



Mr Simone FORTIN
Position(s) Head Of Cyber Security, MSC Cruises

As an expert in cybersecurity strategy and technology, Simone Fortin is currently Head Of Cyber Security for MSC Cruises leading the strategic corporate direction for ashore and onboard Cybersecurity initiatives and responsible for the Cybersecurity department. He collaborates with the most relevant Maritime organizations (e.g. CLIA) and European Agencies (e.g. ENISA) for the development and adoption of cybersecurity policy in the maritime sector. Simone brings significant and extensive expertise in international cybersecurity gained in over 18 years of consulting as Entrepreneur and in some of the world's most renowned cybersecurity companies like Accenture and PWC. He has been working for the most important European, Middle East and Africa clients in all industry sectors. Simone has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at University of Padua, an Executive Master in Business Administration at Hult Business School and has attended post-graduate certification coursework at Politecnico of Milan in Security Information Management. Simone is an Executive In-Residence Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy.