Sjoerd is managing the Industrial Market Group (IT/OT Security) at Secura, a Bureau Veritas Company. Together with his team, he actively contributes to maturing IT and OT (Operational Technology) Security within and outside the critical infrastructure like Power and Utilities, Water, Food and Chemical Sectors. This ranges from Security Maturity Reviews and Roadmaps until technical penetration testing services in IT and OT environments. Before joining Secura, Sjoerd worked as CISO for Alliander, the largest Distribution System Operator (electricity grid) in The Netherlands to prepare Alliander for the Cyber Challenges related to the digitization of the grids as result of the energy transition. Sjoerd also worked at Vattenfall and Shell after starting his career at KPMG as ethical hacker and IT auditor.