Theofanis Syrigos

  • Chairman of the EES-ETIAS Advisory Group & Head of the Business Relations Management Sector
  • eu-LISA

Mr. Theofanis Syrigos is an ICT engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the field of Large-Scale IT Systems in the area of Justice and Home Affairs.

He was the Head of the Schengen Sector in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece.

He served in numerous Diplomatic Missions of his home country, as well as a seconded National Expert at the European Commission, DG Home Affairs.

Currently Mr. Syrigos is the Head of the Business Relations Management Sector at eu-LISA as well as the EES-ETIAS Advisory Group Chairman, responsible for the coordination of all end-user activities related to the implementation of both Entry Exit and ETIAS systems at European level.


  • IT/Tech at the Border as an Enabler/Threat – Cybercrime / AI

    The mandated use of API/PNR data will make travel much safer and ultimately easier. But, the more people and organisations that hold and share our personal data, the more vulnerable we all become to cyber-crime, both as individuals and as organisations. Systems using API/PNR data are and will be a target for cyber criminals. The […]