Ben has been with KPMG since 2016 and is a partner in the cyber security practice group of KPMG Advisory in the Netherlands. Ben leads the services in the area of the Digital Risk Platform. As a boardroom consultant, Ben provides organizations with advice on the increasing cyber security threats in the market.
Ben has previously held several positions at Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) including as Deputy CISO. He was responsible from 2010 to 2016 for RDS's cyber security strategy. Ben was also involved in setting up the Oil & Gas Cyber Security Network at 5 oil companies. During his career at Shell, Ben has also focused on offshore IT, Telecommunications, Planning and Information & Records Management. Ben holds a PhD in theoretical physicist and started in 1990 at the Royal Shell Laboratory in Amsterdam.
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