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Michel Quillé

Michel Quillé

Head of the Euromed Police Project

European Union


MICHEL QUILLÉ is currently the Head of the Euromed Police Project, an EU-funded initiative aiming to reinforce the cooperation between the EU and the South-Mediterranean countries in the security sector (counter-terrorism, border management, cybercrime).

He has been in 2014 and 2015 Executive Vice-President of the International Forum on Technologies and Security (FITS), Forum supported by the French Ministry of Interior and Interpol to explore new technologies and a safer use of them by citizens.

Deputy Director of EUROPOL (European Law Enforcement Agency) between 2006 and 2014, he has been in charge of the Operations Department. In January 2013, he set up inside his department the European Cyber Crime Center (EC3) whose mission is to fight cyber-crime in the whole European Union, focusing on child pornography, breach against critical infrastructures, and illegal use of the Internet for financial crime.

The last position of MICHEL QUILLÉ within the French Ministry of Interior was Director of the International multilateral police cooperation, being in charge of Interpol, Schengen, and Europol for the whole French Security Forces.

Between 1998 and 2000, MICHEL QUILLÉ took part inside the UNO in the drafting of the Convention Against Organized Crime (Palermo Convention).