Fabio Martinelli is a research director of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) where he is referent for cybersecurity activities. His main research interests involve security, trust and privacy in distributed and mobile systems. He founded and chaired the WG on security and trust management (STM) of the European Research Consortium in Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) and the WG 11.14 in secure engineering of the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP). He coordinated the EU NESSoS Network of Excellence in Future Internet Security and the EU Training Network on Cyber Security (NeCS). He chaired the WG3 on Research and Innovation of the Network and Information Security (NIS) Platform promoted by the European Commission. He is currently partnership Director of SPARTA. He acts as first director on the Board of ECSO and co-chairs ECSO WG6 SRIA. Fabio Martinelli also served as expert in the H2020 Protection and Security Advisory Group (PASAG).