Analyst Profile

Bart Willemsen

Bart Willemsen

VP Analyst

3 years at Gartner ,  10 years industry experience
Netherlands


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's 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] with a focus on the EU 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.

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Background

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 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

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