Chief Information Security Officer

Heleen Verdonck

Heleen is now the Chief Information Security Officer at Veiligheidsregio Gelderland-Zuid. 

Current Role

  • Company Name: Veiligheidsregio Gelderland-Zuid
  • Job Title: Chief Information Security Officer
  • Start Date: June 2022
  • Company Industry: Non-profit Organization Management
  • Location: Schaijk, North Brabant, Netherlands

In the Gelderland-South Safety Region (, the emergency services of the fire brigade and ambulance care and the 16 municipalities work together to prevent, combat and limit large-scale incidents, disasters and crises. The Gelderland-South Safety Region has 550 employees as well as approximately 800 volunteers from the fire service and consists of five sectors: the regional ambulance service, the fire service, the common control room, the medical assistance organization (GHOR), the Safety Office and a number of support and staff departments, including the communications department.

The sectors work closely with a large number of partners in security. This makes the VRGZ a close partnership and a strong safety organization for the more than 541,000 inhabitants of Gelderland-South.


Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  Gemeente Laarbeek en Gemert-Bakel
  • Job Title:  Ciso/ PO
  • Start Date:  July 2021