Building a crisis resistant security strategy. A case study

June 24, 2021

How can global security leaders and their organisations protect employee wellbeing and business continuity? During this Virtual Round Table, Jeroen van der Vaart will take you through the efforts took to stay on top of the game in managing the current pandemic while dealing with other global events such as the DC Riots, the Coup in Myanmar and Extreme Weather events like in Texas.

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Jeroen van der Vaart

Head of Global Security & Resilence

As Head of Global Security & Resilience for, Jeroen van der Vaart is responsible for the overall leadership of the Global Security and Business Resilience programs committed to protect Booking’s people, customers, partners and the company’s reputation. Jeroen holds a strong mix of public and private security experience as he served, amongst others, in the Royal Dutch Army and the Dutch National Police with a key focus on Crisis Management, Tactical Operations, Investigations and Management & Control.

Company has more than 18,500 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries. The Global Security & Resilience Department is responsible for protecting all these people.


With today’s extreme circumstances testing the ability of businesses to operate and manage rapid change in times of (financial) uncertainty, how can global security leaders and their organisations maintain employee wellbeing and business continuity?

Jeroen Van der Vaart will highlight how he adjusted the team pace at, moving from a sprint to a marathon mentality while staying connected remotely. In the process of adapting to the longevity of the pandemic the team became a critical business partner and enabler to the wider organisation.


16:55 hour | Dial-in
17:00 hour | Start Virtual Round Table
17:20 hour | Keynote Jeroen van der Vaart
17:50 hour | Discussion and Q&A
18:30 hour | End


Directors on Operations, Risk, Finance, Security Business Continuity & Resilience”

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