Analyst Profile

Bart Willemsen

Bart Willemsen

VP Analyst

4 years at Gartner ,  11 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Bart Willemsen is a VP Analyst with focus on privacy compliance, risk management and all privacy-related challenges in an international context. With detailed knowledge of privacy in various jurisdictions including Europe, LatAm and NorthAm, he is also proficient in security and risk management strategy and dabbles with ethics in digital society. Certified in both the security and privacy areas (Certified Information Security Manager [CISM], Certified Information Systems Auditor [CISA], Certified Information Privacy Professional [CIPP/E] and Certified Information Privacy Manager [CIPM]), and having received FIP accreditation (Fellow of Information Privacy), Mr. Willemsen brings broad, multidisciplinary knowledge and best practices to his clients.


Previous Experience

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

Professional Background

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


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



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