Raul Rikk is the assocciated expert of e-Governance Academy on cyber security management. He is the founder of the National Cyber Security Index. He worked as the Director of National Cyber Security Programme at the e-Governance Academy and was engaged in strategic cyber security development in many countries and international programmes.

He was one of the founders of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn, leading its establishment in 2004-2008.  Raul has worked in the field of national defence and security since 1994. He has been part of the Estonian Cyber Security Strategy Working Group since 2007. He has also been working on national cyber security capacity-building in Georgia, Moldova, Albania and other countries for many years.

Raul holds a Master’s degree in Military Science from the Finnish National Defence University and a Master’s degree in Management of Information Technology from Tallinn University. He is also a graduate of the US Army Command and General Staff College.

He is a member of the Cyber Defence Commission of the Estonian Academy of Science and a member of the Estonian Cyber Defence League.

Raul speaks Estonian, English, Finnish and basic French.