Since 1990, Ardie has worked for a variety of organisations as a privacy, security, and business continuity consultant and CISO. From 2013 till January 2021, he was CISO of the Dutch Police. Recently started as the CISO of Transavia. He has worked in a broad field; e.g., water management, energy sector, child protection services, police and justice. Founded the security approach RACE, which Gartner embraced as very successful, and wrote the book ‘How to Create a Risk-Aware Culture and Empowerment’.