Machiel toe Water

Head Of Physical & Personnel Security, Philips
Machiel toe Water started his career as a consultant at Ernst & Young – Security Advisory Services. He advised many governments and multinationals on many different security topics before joining Philips – Internal Audit. He started a new function responsible for all Due Diligence screenings in the company, while managing all security audits, crisis management and travel security. After a short period with Financial Operations, he moved to the Information Security department in IT. Per request of the Board of Management, he consolidated all security activities in Philips into a new Group Security in 2017. He is currently leading the global Physical & Personnel Security team.