Álvaro Azofra Martínez

Panelist, Deter

Álvaro Azofra Martínez is the Head of Policy and Development Team and Acting Head of Expertise and Stakeholder Management of the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol. After receiving his BSc in Computer Science, he started his professional career in the private sector as a Software Engineer. Later on, he joined the Spanish National Police working on Counter Terrorism and National Critical Infrastructure Protection Cyber domains. He arrived at Europol in 2017, where has supported international Law Enforcement investigations, managed EU Law Enforcement projects and developed partnerships with public and private stakeholders. EC3 serves as the centre for the EU Member States (MS) fight against cybercrime in the European Union, delivering operational and investigative support on complex cybercrime investigations. EC3 also provides support to the EU institutions and MS in building operational and analytical capacity for investigations and cooperation with external partners. EC3 is the collective voice of European cybercrime investigators and the knowledge hub of law enforcement in the fight against cybercrime.