Francisco García Morán Director General, Directorate General Informatics (DIGIT), European Commission
Francisco García Morán holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Seville and a degree in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.
He started his carrier as a teacher and IT engineer at the University of Seville and worked for several years at the IT Departments of the Ministry of Education and Science at national level and of the Regional Government of Andalusia where he worked as a head of several IT services.
Since he joined the European Commission in November 1986, he has continued working in the IT area, first at the Informatics Directorate and then at the Directorate-General for Translation.
In 2001 he was appointed Director of Informatics at the Directorate-General for Personnel and Administration. He was responsible for establishment of the Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT) in May 2004 of which he was appointed Director General in November 2005.
The Directorate-General for Informatics defines the IT strategy of the European Commission, provides ICT corporate services and is also responsible for the European programme ISA (Interoperable Solutions for Public Administrations).
He is member of the Management Board of ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) and supervises the CERT-EU. He has been member of World Bank's HLEG (High Level E Transformation Group) to help developing countries to deploy eGovernment services.