Eduard J. Emde, CPP, ASIS President
Eduard J. Emde, CPP, is principal
consultant for BMKISS Europe, an independent security support organization
based in the Netherlands. The first non-U.S. president of ASIS International,
Mr. Emde has more than 20-years' experience in security and security risk
management. Previously, he served as manager, Consultancy Services for
Interseco in The Hague, Netherlands, and as head, Safety and Security, at the
European Space Agency's European Space Research and Technology Centre. Mr. Emde
also served as a security consultant with KPMG's Forensic & Integrity
Services and as vice president, Group Security with ABN AMRO Bank.
He has served on the boards of
various associations in the field of risk management and security, including
the Dutch Society for Risk Management and OSAC Netherlands. A member of ASIS
International since 1990, Mr. Emde has served as Regional Vice President in
Europe and as board member and Chair of the Benelux Chapter. He also served as
a trainer for CPP review courses.
Mr. Emde received a master's degree
in Organisational Analysis & Behaviour from Lancaster University in the UK
and degrees in Business Administration and Dutch Law from Erasmus University
Rotterdam. He holds CPP and CISSP certifications.