Jeroen Van Der Vaart

Leadership Track
Director Group Security & Resilience,
Jeroen van der Vaart serves as Director Group Security & Resilience, for Booking Holdings. Jeroen is a forward thinking executive security risk professional and responsible for the overall leadership of Booking Holding brands related to the Group Security and Business Resilience function. He’s accountable for setting a wider portfolio strategy to drive the implementation of a robust, scalable next-generation security services solutions and resiliency programs. In Jeroen’s words “We’re committed to protecting Booking’s people, customers, partners and company reputation. We make it easier for everyone to experience the world - safely”.

Prior to joining, he obtained a management position in the Corporate Security department of ASML, an innovation leader in the semiconductor industry, scaling trusted security programs ensuring expansion of their growth strategy while mitigating security risks effectively. Jeroen holds a strong mix of public and private security experience where he served almost in total 10 years within the Royal Dutch Army and the Dutch National Police with key focus on National Security Operations, Management & Control, and Crisis Management. Jeroen utilizes his tactical knowledge, intelligence, business acumen, and relatability to problem solve while leading with empathy. Jeroen holds a MSc degree in Safety and Security Governance and is Certified as Protection Professional (CPP) accreditation. Alongside, Jeroen is a member of the ASIS International and CSO Center.