Wouter Jurgens

Wouter Jurgens is heading the cyber security department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. He is responsible for the preparations of the 4th Cyber Space Conference to be held in The Netherlands in 2015. This ministerial conference is part of the London Process and will bring together ministers, policy makers, private sector and civil society to discuss, cyber security, freedom & privacy, economic growth & innovation as well as cyber issues related to international peace and security and capacity building. Wouter studied economics and political science at the University of Amsterdam and Business Administration at Nijenrode Business School. He joined the Dutch MFA in 1997 and worked in various assignments in The Hague, Kigali, Washington DC and Pretoria.