Markko Künnapu works at the e-Governance Academy as an expert on national cyber security. He is currently a member of the Bureau of the Convention Committee on Cybercrime (T-CY), which supervises the implementation and general management of matters related to the Convention on Cybercrime. From 2010 to 2014 he served as Chair of the Committee.
Markko works as an EU affairs adviser at the Ministry of Justice. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Tartu in 2001. He then worked in the Tallinn Police Prefecture as a criminal investigator and in the Legal Department of the Ministry of Interior as an adviser. Since 2005, he has worked at the Ministry of Justice. Until 2014, he worked as an adviser in the Criminal Policy Department. He has been involved in drafting several legislative proposals, including legislation on cyber security, cybercrime, identity theft, and aspects of criminal procedure.
Markko participated in the drafting of the Estonian Governmental Cyber Security Strategy and is also a member of the Cyber Security Commission of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. He has been a speaker at international workshops and conferences on cybercrime and cyber security.
Markko speaks fluent Estonian, English and basic Russian, German and French.