Welcome - Marc Sel
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Short bio

I am a self-employed independent consultant. Prior to that I was working for PricewaterhouseCoopers 'Advisory Services' in Belgium as a Director, specialised in ICT Security and Performance. I joined the firm in January 1989 as a Consultant and retired in June 2019.

Over time, I specialised in the field of security, both from the technical and from the organisational/management perspective. I performed specialised in-depth reviews, assisted clients with the selection of solutions, and performed implementations. Areas I worked in include authorisations and access control, biometric recognition, network security, PKI, smartcards, as well as information security organisation legislation and policies, standards and guidelines.

Prior to PwC I was with Esso, where I worked for two years as a Systems Programmer on IBM mainframes, and two years as a Technical Analyst in the Breda Headquarters. I moved to Esso after a stay of approximately 4 years with Bell Telephone Manufacturing Company, where I developed and delivered training courses on all aspects of digital telephony. Initially after my first graduation I joined Texas Instruments as Internal Sales Engineer in their Brussels semiconductor department for 18 months.

I was born in Antwerp, Belgium. I obtained degrees from Technicum North Antwerp (Antwerp, Belgium - 1980), Brussels Free University (VUB, Brussels, Belgium, 1984) and Royal Holloway, University Of London, UK (MSc 2002, PhD 2021). I hold CISA (1993), CISM (2004) and CGEIT (2008) certifications from ISACA. Since 2006 I'm also accredited "Lead Auditor" for ISO/IEC 27001 assignments.

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