Regien is Global IT Security and Compliance manager for JDE. She has over 15 years of experience in Governance, Risk- and Compliance-management. Her experience ranges from business process risk assessments and improvements to more technology driven implementation programs. She has a background in consulting and interim management.

Since 2015, Regien leads Security & Compliance at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts). JDE is the world’s leading pure play coffee company, with 15,000 associates and annual revenues of over €5bn. JDE holds the #1 or #2 position in 22 countries, and distributes its products in over 140 countries with key brands such as Douwe Egberts, Jacobs, L’Or, Tassimo, Senseo, Moccona, Kenco and many others.

Regien is responsible for JDE’s IT Security, Identity and Access management and IT compliance, including Software License management. Her focus is to ensure that IT security and compliance requirements are fully clear, adopted and governed in JDE by IT Management, process owners and end users, and they act independently and pro-active on IT risks. Over the past years, she has achieved multiple significant improvements in security in User Awareness, Vulnerability Management, Detection & Response, Factory Security, Software License Management and many others.

Prior to joining JDE in 2015, she worked as Executive Consultant at Atos Consulting and Arthur Andersen in the area of both business risk and IT risk management. Regien has a degree in Business Administration and a post doctorate in Operational Auditing. Her specialty is to keep a helicopter view and ability to onboard business stakeholders to cyber security topics.