Jean Nicolas Gauthier

Leadership Track
Regional Security Officer (RSO) for Europe, Central Asia and Israel (EUC) , Siemens
Jean Nicolas Gauthier is the Siemens AG Regional Security Officer (RSO) for Europe, Central Asia and Israel (EUC) since January 2022. He is based in Vienna (Austria).

The former helicopter pilot in the Fleet Air Arm and ship’s commanding officer in the French Navy, Rear Admiral (Rtd) Jean Nicolas Gauthier is a chartered naval engineer, with a degree in aeronautics. He has got a strong operational, international, academic and team leading experience, managing multidisciplinary, military and civil, national or international teams during different appointments in France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy and Belgium.

After his full career in the Navy, he joined Siemens France in 2017 as their Security, Safety, Health and Environment officer, which gave him an excellent insight of the current rapid transformation of the industrial landscape, and the booming world of technological innovation.

From 2018 to 2021 he was Regional Security Officer for Western Europe and the Maghreb, based in the UK.

Since beginning of 2022 in Austria, he sees his RSO responsibilities as a business enabler, actively contributing to the protection of the Siemens people and assets. He is committed to support the Regional, Operational and Strategic Companies in planning and implementing their preventive security measures for critical projects, in building a resilient business continuity management system, and in training for/managing crises. He is currently supporting the business in two war zones (Ukraine and Israel).

Session: Facing Insider Risk in a World of Increased Threat