CEO at LOREK Consulting
ISO/IEC JTC1 SC27 WG4 Vice convener at ISO
François is a seasoned expert in cybersecurity and risk forecasting with emerging new technologies, relying on strong engineering backgrounds in IT & IT security. His professional career was dedicated to IT consulting activities, including ISO standards lead auditing expertise, whilst dispensing advice to match compliance, and business stakes with operational efficiency.
He is actively involved in standardization work for more than 12 years, at the French, European, and international levels. François is, since 2010, a member of SC27 French mirror committee, as well as 10+ other Afnor’s standardization mirror committees. Since 2015, he is vice convener of ISO/IEC JTC1 SC27 WG4 “Security Controls & Services”, as well as vice convener since 2021, for both ad hoc groups, “Internet of Things & Digital Twins” and “Artificial Intelligence & Big Data”. He is also involved, as a French expert, in ISO/IEC JTC1 SC40 WG2 in charge of ISO 20000-x series of standards since 2010. At the European level, François is actively involved in CEN-CENELEC JTC013 “Cybersecurity and Data protection” and CEN-CENELEC JTC021 “Artificial Intelligence” since their creation.
He first worked for two renowned IT consulting firms (SEMA Group, Altran Group), prior to co-founding Synertal, using ISO standards to enhance corporate performance through IT leverage and risk mitigation. In 2012, he created his own company LOREK Consulting and co-founded TRAX (www.trax.solutions) in 2015, a Digital Compliance Agency to provide compliance, expertise, and intelligence services in IT security management. François is the youngest French chartered practitioner and one the most experienced French auditors for ISO 20000-1 and ISO/IEC 27001, and also ISO 9001 accredited.Officially commissioned by major international certification bodies for which he completed 600+ days for IT security audits worldwide in more than 50 countries.