GFCE Title: Cybil Steering Committee Member and Advisory Board Member
Job Title: Head of Cyber Capacity Building at ASPI’s International Cyber Policy Centre (ICPC)
Description: Bart Hogeveen is Head of Cyber Capacity Building at ASPI’s International Cyber Policy Centre (ICPC) and focuses on international peace and security, international aid and national security aspects of cyber affairs. ICPC’s cyber capacity building program constitutes a comprehensive portfolio of initiatives that look at supporting States with the development of national cybersecurity strategies, strengthening ICT capabilities in developing nations and enhancing regional mechanisms for stability in cyberspace. The program also manages a comprehensive set of scenario exercises, validation tests and evaluation tools in support of cyber crisis management structures of local, State and federal governments as well as regional (security) organisations. Bart is part of a network of regional thinktank and university experts across Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Together with ASEAN-based thinktank partners, he authored the Sydney Recommendations on Practical Futures on Cyber Confidence Building in the ASEAN region as part of the Special ASEAN-Australia Summit. With support from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Bart currently directs a multiyear effort supporting the implementation of the 11 agreed international cyber norms and cyber-confidence-building measures in the ASEAN region. Bart’s also an active member of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE), the global platform for cyber capacity building. Before joining ASPI, Bart headed up the international security and cyber policy training program at the Netherlands’ Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’. Before that, Bart worked with the Dutch Ministries of Foreign Affairs, and Defence and was deployed as a civilian expert to the NATO and EU missions in Afghanistan.