Valentin Pocotilenco is a lecturer at the Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications at the Technical University of Moldova since September 2008. He holds a master degree in radio-electronic systems from TUM. Since 2005 he has been working as assistant R&D Engineer for RENAM, the Research and Educational Networking Association of Moldova. He was involved in various national and international projects: POS, GRID, GN4, with Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructures remaining the focus of his activities. In 2016 he become a member of the eduGAIN service steering group.