Dimitri van Zantvliet

Co-founder of the CISO community Nederland, chair of CISO Platform Nederland, Cybersecurity Director and CISO at NS/Dutch Railways

As the co-founder of the CISO community, Dimitri van Zantvliet holds more than three decades of experience in cybersecurity which includes leadership positions at multinationals, government, consultancies, and critical infrastructures. Currently, Dimitri is the Cybersecurity Director and CISO of Dutch Railways (Nederlandse Spoorwegen). In addition to this, he is co-chair to the Dutch and European Rail ISACS and European Railway CISO Forum, cyber columnist/author and a regular speaker at international conferences, chair of the Dutch CISO Foundation, and member of the supervisory board of the Dutch Anti Online Child Abuse foundation OffLimits.

Dimitri holds an international master’s degree in business administration (MBA) and cyber certificates such as CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CISM, CDPSE, CIPP/E, CIPM and FIP.

As member and chair of the board, Dimitri aims to facilitate open dialogues between CISOs, enabling younger CISOs to feel more confident in tackling the ever-evolving cybersecurity topics.