Michael leads the Security Platform business at Accenture. He also spearheads Accenture’s Security business for Resources in Europe and Latin America. In his role as the Security Platform lead, Michael drives Accenture’s value proposition to help our clients improve their overall security functions and stay ahead of the changing threat landscape, at scale and in a cost-efficient way. Accenture’s proposition consists of a Security Software-as-a-Service platform that allows our clients to run their Security function as an end-to-end process.
In his role as the Security lead for the Resources Industry in Europe and Latin America, Michael plays the role of a trusted advisor for Accenture’s clients in shaping, positioning and delivering their cybersecurity improvement initiatives, and oversees the quality and delivery of Accenture’s services in this market segment.
Michael brings 25 years of IT industry experience across industries such as oil and gas, chemicals, utilities, media, communications, electronics and high tech. With more than 18 years of cross-industry Security experience, of which 14 years were in the oil & gas industry, Michael brings extensive proficiency and deep expertise in securing enterprise IT and operational technology/industrial control systems.
Prior to this, Michael worked as a system administrator and a developer for SAP, technical infrastructure. He also holds various industry affiliations, namely CISSP, ISC2, Prince 2 Project Management.
Michael is based in the Netherlands.