Dhr. John Hermans

Dhr. John Hermans

Associate Partner


John is partner of the Amstelveen practice of KPMG IT Advisory and member of KPMG’s Global Leadership on Cyber Security. In his current position he is heading the Cyber Security Services of KPMG in the Netherlands and, covering the following services:

  • Security Strategy Services / Cyber Security In the Board Room
  • IT Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Technical Security Services
  • Cyber Security Services
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Business Continuity Services
  • Data Privacy Services


Furthermore, John is leading KPMG’s Strategic Growth Initiative on Cyber Security services within the Netherlands as well in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and member of KPMG’s global Cyber Security Leadership.

Professional experience         

John worked for numerous International and National organisations in most industry sectors, such as Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Retail and Government and is considered as one of the leaders in his field of expertise. John was involved in more than 100 national and international information security projects across the world. John’s major involvements were in advising and supporting our clients in developing, defining and implementing their overall Information Security strategy, building the required business cases for Executive Boards as well as Supervisory Boards, and performing multiple program management activities as well as executing quality assurance assignments.

Next to being involved in many information security and cyber security programs and projects, John is involved in multiple Cloud Computing projects in both the private and public sector. John’s major involvements relate to advising and supporting our clients in developing, defining and implementing their cloud computing strategy as well as advising on cloud security/assurance advisory topics.

Industry experience

  • Financials Services: Insurance, Mortgages and Banking
  • Oil & Gas
  • Telecommunications
  • Government
  • Health Technologies


Function and specialization

  • Cyber Security Lead Partner, Advisory KPMG The Netherlands
  • EMA Cyber Security Lead Partner and Member of KPMG global Cyber Security leadership