Policy Officer for ICT Standardisation, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (GROW), European Commission
Rodolphe Wouters is a policy officer for ICT Standardisation at DG GROW. He coordinates across all services of the Commission the identification of needs in ICT standardisation for the support of EU policies, the so-called Rolling Plan on ICT Standardisation. He is also in charge of setting up the European Catalogue on ICT standards for procurement which is action 5 of the EU eGovernment action plan for 2016-2020 and which will heavily rely on Joinup to promote interoperability concepts in the procurement of digital goods and services.
Prior to DG GROW, he worked as head of sector in the IT unit of DG REGIO where he supervised the development of IT software supporting the structural funds allocation to Member states.
Before joining the Commission in 2010, Rodolphe developed a 12 years wide-ranging experience in ICT in the private and public sectors, from leading the developments of real-time services in the energy sector to developing protocols for the pre-Internet-of-things devices termed PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers), and from creating interoperability services between administrations to researching CRM solutions for Sony.
Rodolphe holds a master in Computer Science from the Brussels University, a postgraduate degree in finance and economics from the Solvay Business School, and an MBA from the United Business Institute.
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