Maj. Erwin Orye

After finishing at the Royal Military Academy in Brussels in 2000 with a master’s degree in science in mathematical engineering, Lt. Orye started working on technical integration of acquired tactical communications equipment in the defence forces. Afterwards, he became material resources manager: first responsible for tactical radios and afterwards for secure and classified networks. In between those two functions, he served for two years as the staff officer for plans and training in the (BEL) 6th signal battalion. He worked from 2017 to 2021 at the CCDCOE within the strategic branch. As of summer 2021, he has served with the BEL military cyber directorate, focusing on the Belgium’s cybersecurity collaboration with NATO and the EU.

Parallel to his professional work, he pursues a PhD in aviation cybersecurity at Tallinn University of Technology.