Hendrick Erkens is the Senior Director of Cyber Security at P&C Global, bringing with him two decades of profound experience in enterprise technology, cyber security, and risk assessment and mitigation. With a career history marked by significant achievements, Hendrick’s strategic vision and robust expertise have been instrumental in bolstering the cyber resilience of numerous businesses across industries.
In his position at P&C Global, he leads the Firm’s cybersecurity operations and is accountable for Cybersecurity Strategic Planning, Policy Development and Compliance, Incident Response Management, Vendor and Third-Party Risk Management, and related workforce Education and Training.
Prior to his role at P&C Global, Hendrick held key leadership positions at renowned global firms. His tenure as Senior Cyber Security Analyst at Oracle Corporation saw him implement state-of-the-art cyber defense mechanisms, strengthening the organization’s digital fortress. As Cyber Security Manager at Siemens, he devised and deployed robust risk mitigation strategies, protecting vital corporate data. As a Director of Cyber Security at Nokia, Hendrick coordinated cross-functional efforts in IT and security, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and safeguarding business continuity.
Throughout his career with P&C Global, Hendrick has been engaged in numerous high-profile projects, some of which include:
Hendrick’s academic credentials match his impressive professional track record. He earned his BSc in Computer Science from the Technical University of Vienna, and his MSc in Cyber Security from King’s College London. In addition, his military service has imparted him with an exceptional understanding of security, discipline, and crisis management.
He holds multiple industry-leading cybersecurity certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), and Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP).
In addition to his love for mountain biking and wildlife photography, Hendrick is also an avid hiker. Exploring diverse terrains and immersing himself in the serenity of nature, he considers hiking a remarkable way to unwind, recharge, and gain fresh perspectives. Whether it’s traversing the scenic trails of the Austrian Alps or exploring the vast desert landscapes surrounding Dubai, Hendrick’s passion for hiking reflects his adventurous spirit and love for the outdoors.
Hendrick’s guiding principle is simple yet powerful: “In the ever-evolving digital world, proactive protection is our best weapon. At P&C Global, we remain vigilant so our clients can focus on what they do best – driving business growth.”
Director of Cyber Security
Cyber Security Manager
Senior Cyber Security Analyst
Technical University of Vienna
BSc, Computer Science
King’s College London
MSc, Cyber Security
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM)
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)