Dr. Pascal Andrei
Dr. Pascal Andrei has a French state PhD degree in Competitive Intelligence & Security from Paris University after a Mathematics and Physics Masters.
He started his career at AEROSPATIALE in 1993 as head of Competitive Intelligence before leading e-business activities in Munich for EADS headquarters. He created and led Aircraft Security within Airbus before becoming Chief Product Security Officer and Executive Expert for all Airbus divisions overseeing all Airbus products (aircraft, helicopters, satellites, launchers…).
Pascal Andrei is currently Airbus SVP Chief Security Officer, leading all Security activities globally for Airbus companywide, with a direct report to Airbus CEO.
He plays a very active role in international cooperative efforts to guarantee the overall (Cyber and Physical) security of the commercial aviation industry infrastructure. For this contribution, he was nominated personality of the year in 2015 by the Air Transportation System Security community in Dubai.
He is a reservist of the “GIGN” the elite police tactical unit of the French National Gendarmerie and was decorated Knight of the Legion d’Honneur in 2017.