Cyril Gout

Cyril Gout

Director of Operational Support and Analysis

Mr Gout started his police career in the early 90’s, and hold several positions in the field of international
police cooperation, or as a Liaison Officer for counter-terrorism.

Experienced in Crime Scene Investigation and in forensics, he acted as well for Disaster Victim
Identification. He managed IT developments and projects, and digital forensic investigations.

Between June 2017 and July 2020, Mr Gout managed as Assistant Director, the Forensics and Police Data
Management Sub-Directorate at INTERPOL’s Headquarters. Along with overviewing the 18 databases of
the Organization and its forensic units (DNA, FP, Facial, Fire Arms), he led major projects, promoting
effective border management or security of big events, and early detection of persons of interest.

Since 22 July 2020, he is Director for the Operational Support and Analysis Directorate. Responsible for
both strategic and operational activities, he commands a diverse directorate that includes police forensics,
police data management, crime analysis, fugitives, border security, 24/7 operational and crisis / major
incident support capabilities. As such, he is leading a variety of innovative projects including the
INTERPOL’s Integrated Border Management Programme, delivering operational response to border
security threats, capacity building programmes that lead into successful field operations tackling human
smuggling, counter terrorism, narcotics, firearms trafficking and major international event security; ICheckit
– developing robust and assured public private partnerships to protect and detect threat in the
aviation, maritime and other relevant areas; I-CAN - INTERPOL cooperation against ‘Ndrangheta to foster
INTERPOL and dedicated pilot countries capabilities and commitment in building awareness and strategies
to fight the criminal global network; Project STADIA - delivering capacity building to the State of Qatar for
their FIFA World Cup in 2022, and hosts of other major international events.