José Luis Diego

Expert-Evaluator, Security Projects for the European Commission and Head of Project Management, Valencia Local Police, Spain

José L. Diego is an expert-evaluator for the European Commission within 4 different initiatives:

  • Horizon2020 – Secure Societies challenge
  • DG JUSTICE Research Programmes
  • DG HOME Research Programmes
  • Radicalisation Awareness Network

He began his career as a consultant at Deloitte, and nowadays is the Head of Project Management in the Valencia Local Police, as well as International Lecturer, OSCE Hate crimes trainer & Liaison officer and also Professor for a Master on Human Resources, for two Masters in Criminology and for the Chiefs´ Police Academy as well.

He has managed 30 EU projects (including 14 H2020-Secure Societies projects) in matters like R&D, domestic violence, police mediation and training, community policing, forensics, youth offending, crime fighting, road traffic, police management, diversity, emergencies, environmental police, cybercrime, Police ICTs, hybrid threats, smart cities & security, etc.

He holds Degrees in Law and in Criminology and a Master in Human Resources Management as well.




  • CYBERTECHby the numbers
  • 85KAttendees
  • 1.5KSpeakers
  • 1.2KCompanies
  • 600Startups