Chief Strategy Officer, Rhea Group, Luxembourg
Pascal Rogiest is Chief Strategy Officer and Global Chief Information Security Officer for RHEA Group and Vice-President Belux. He joined the company in December 2020 as Chief European Institutions Officer and Managing Director of RHEA System Luxembourg S.A, bringing experience in both space and cybersecurity in order to further develop the commercial and institutional footprint of RHEA. In his role as Chief Strategy Officer, he fosters additional service offerings along the space and cybersecurity value chain and in related fields of strategic focus, leveraging the many competences present within the company. As Global Chief Information Security Officer, Pascal ensures the application and compliance of RHEA’s information security-related processes. Pascal spent most of his career at the satellite firm SES, where he held technical, commercial, business and corporate development positions until he became Vice President, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions. He was behind the creation and subsequent development of two subsidiaries at SES, namely SES TechCom and Redu Space Services, and has been involved in various international projects. He joined LuxTrust, the Luxembourg-based digital trust services provider, in 2015, becoming CEO in March 2016 in order to foster the international, commercial and institutional development of the company, and transform it into a customer-centric organization based on end-to-end digital trust and identity solutions. In 2018, he won the IT Security CEO Award for the Benelux region (CEO Monthly Magazine). Pascal has a background in electro-mechanical engineering and a PhD in aerospace.