Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) - United Arab Emirates
Head IT Security
Riemer Brouwer is the Head of IT Security at the national oil company of Abu Dhabi, ADCO, and is responsible for securing both office IT as well as the industrial control systems for the Abu Dhabi oil fields.
He has over 17 years of experience in information security and risk management. After starting his career in IT audit in the Netherlands, he went to the Middle East to establish the IT Audit practice within Deloitte Lebanon. He then moved on to the American University of Beirut to set up the IT Audit function.
As part of Booz & Co, he was one of the key authors of the Abu Dhabi's IT security policies and procedures for the Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre Mandate, which are now mandatory for all Government entities in Abu Dhabi.
Riemer is member of prestigious international exam committee of (ISC)², the leading IT security organisation that issues the CISSP title, and he holds a variety of professional certificates such as the CISA, CISM, CISSP and ISSMP.
With his Master’s in Finance, Riemer is successfully combining a strong technical interest with process insight resulting in IT security that enables businesses.