Bernold's mission is to work on crossovers between university, government and industry to develop practical solutions for wicked problems.
Current activities on cybersecurity & digital autonomy
Bernold is director of the Centre of the Law and Economics of Cyber Security (CLECS) at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Within CLECS he initiated the CSAR-Index and the Dutch Cyber Security Lab (Download position Paper #1, #2, and #3). Bernold published in amongst others the Dutch Financial Times, NRC-Handelsblad, Binnenlands Bestuur, iBestuur and is columnist for Data Cyber Security & Privacy.
In 2011, he was participant at the Dutch National Think Tank. In 2013, he obtained degrees in law at Utrecht University (Cum Laude) and systems engineering, policy analysis and management at Delft University of Technology. In 2018, he obtained his doctorate in the law and economics of cyber security at the European Doctorate of Law & Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Hamburg and University of Bologna).
- Retirement policies
- Democracy and the Dutch "Poldermodel".
In 2011, Bernold founded the InvestMens foundation, that aims to promote intersectoral job-job mobility in the Netherlands.
Bernold is shareholder at CrossOver B.V. and its predecessors since 2013. CrossOver B.V. has been recognised for being one of the fasted growing companies in the Netherlands in 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021 by the Dutch Financial Times. Its mission is to contribute to sufficient technical professionals with smart hands to keep the Netherlands liveable for the next 100 years.
Since 2018, Bernold develops practical guidance for large companies and governments concerning systemic cybersecurity issues. Amongst others, he founded the CyberSecurityBooster, a series of short webinars for policy makers.
You can contact Bernold via LinkedIn or via bernold[at]bernoldnieuwesteeg.nl.