Analyst Profile

Bart Willemsen

Bart Willemsen

Research Director

1 year at Gartner ,  8 years industry experience
Netherlands


Roles and Responsibilities

Bart Willemsen is a Research Director with focus on privacy compliance, risk management and all privacy-related challenges in an international context. In particular, he has detailed knowledge of privacy in the EU, but he's also proficient in security and risk management strategies. Certified in both the security and privacy areas (Certified Information Security Manager [CISM], Certified Information Systems Auditor [CISA], Certified Information Privacy Professional [CIPP/E] with a focus on the EU and Certified Information Privacy Professional [CIPM]), and having received FIP accreditation (Fellow of Information Privacy), Mr. Willemsen brings broad, multidisciplinary knowledge and best practices to his clients.

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Willemsen's previous job responsibility included implementing, auditing and overseeing integral privacy and security compliance for a holding company and all its subsidiaries. He has worked for over 13 years at various international (public transport) holding companies, and was a (Chief) Privacy and Security Officer. He represented a number of companies as a member in the Dutch National PT Board working party for information management and the privacy workgroup.

Professional Background

Connexxion Netherlands Holding, Privacy and Security Officer, 11 years
Transdev Netherlands Holding, Privacy and Security Officer, 2 years

Education

B.A., (B-ICT) Business Informatics, Information Security, Wageningen and EPBS
B.A., (B-ICT) IT Management, E3 Maastricht

Languages

Dutch
English