Expert Profile

Prof. Solange Ghernaouti
Position(s) Director, Swiss Cybersecurity Advisory and Research Group, University of Lausanne

Professor Solange Ghernaouti is an Associate Fellow within the Global Fellowship Initiative of the GCSP. Professor Solange Ghernaouti is an internationally recognised expert on information and communications technology (ICT) risk management, cybersecurity, cyberdefence and cybercrime related issues. She has contributed to several initiatives organised by international organisations, public and private institutions, research centres, and law enforcement agencies, among other instances of professional recognition all around the globe. She is an active independent security advisor, an influential analyst and a regular media commentator.  

Professor Ghernaouti has authored more than 200 publications and more than twenty-five books on ICT and security issues. She is Knight of the Legion of Honour and member of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, member of the scientific committee of the International Forum of Security Technologies. She has been recognised by the Swiss press as one of the outstanding women in professional and academic circles.