IFIP welcomes Anatolii Marushchack as its new General Secretary. Anatolii joined IFIP in September and said he appreciated the opportunity to attend the recent General Assembly and meet so many of IFIP’s key players. 

“I was excited to collaborate with our elected officials and am looking forward to supporting IFIP’s many activities across the globe,” he said. “I believe IFIP will be a leading organisation that will help people around the world to gain equal access to ICT knowledge.” 

A human rights researcher, information/cyber law and security expert, Anatolii was also co-founder and strategic advisor at Ukraine’s International Information Academy, an NGO conducting research and providing information and training on cybersecurity and information law. He has held various leadership roles at the National Academy of the Security Service of Ukraine, including Director of The Institute of Career Enhancement and Professional Development, where he trained staff and members of various law enforcement agencies. 

During his career, Anatolii also worked as a Researcher, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, and Professor. He has authored more than 180 papers, books and theses on cybersecurity and information law as well as holding strategic advisory positions to The Scientific and Methodological Commission of National Security of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, the United Nations Office for Project Services and the Information and Cyber Security Council (educational sub-commission) of the State Service of Special Communication and Information Protection of Ukraine. Anatolii holds a Master of Arts in Finance from Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics, an Initiating and Planning Projects Certificate from University of California, Master and a PhD in Law from the National Academy of SSU in Ukraine. He was a Hubert H. Humphreys Fellow at the American University Washington College of Law in 2020-21.