Izabela Albrycht

Chair of the Kosciuszko Institute and the European Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC Organising Committee

She became Chair of the Kosciuszko Institute in 2010. Since 2014, she has been leading the European Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC.

Between 2016 and 2018, she chaired the Council for Digitization in the Ministry of Digital Affairs and she is now its member in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister and in the Advisory Team for the development of evaluation assumptions for knowledge and technology transfer at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Since July 2020 she is also a member of the NATO Advisory Group for Emerging and Disruptive Technologies.

In 2020 she started a two-year term as a Member of the Executive Board in DIGITAL EUROPE representing Polish National Trade Associations: Polska Izba Informatyki i Telekomunikacji – PIIT, Związek Cyfrowa Polska, KIGEiT – Krajowa Izba Gospodarcza Elektroniki i Telekomunikacji. Between 2019-2020 she was been a member of Global Future Council on Cybersecurity in the World Economic Forum. In 2017, she became member of the Supervisory Board of Asseco Poland S.A. and in 2019 of ComCERT S.A. She is a co-founder of Women4Cyber in the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO).

Izabela is a political scientist, graduate of the Faculty of International and Political Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. Co-author of reports, publications and analyses focusing on issues related to EU policies, international relations, cybersecurity and digital technologies. In 2017 listed among the 100 Eastern Europe’s emerging technology stars announced by Financial Times & New Europe 100. She was ranked as one of “50 leading European Women in Cybersecurity for 2019” on the list developed by SC Media UK.