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Jean-Francois De Rico

Jean-Francois De Rico

Partner, Technology Risk Consulting

KPMG in Canada

Jean-François De Rico is a partner in the Technology Risk Consulting group. He is called upon to advise clients on the governance of information security, privacy and cyber security.

Jean-François is involved in projects such as digital transformation, technological integration, procurement risk management, security incident management and organization security enhancement projects.

He is recognized as one of the best lawyers in information technology and data protection law, according to Lexpert and Best Lawyers. Prior to joining KPMG, Jean-François was a partner in a major law firm where he practised mainly in IT law, privacy law, cybersecurity and intellectual property with companies in the financial sector, telecommunications and information technology. 

He has given numerous lectures and written several articles on privacy, cyber security and the legal framework for information technology. 

Areas of expertise
Cyber security Digital-driven transformation Financial Services Information Protection and Business Resilience Information protection Insurance Telecommunications
Education and qualifications
  • Québec Bar 2001

  • LL.B., Université Laval, 2000

  • B.A. (philosophy), Université Laval, 1997

Community Involvement
  • Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), CCSK, 2017

  • ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation, 2012

  • COBIT Foundation, 2011