Mr. H. (Dick) W.M. Schoof is the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism for the Ministry of Security and Justice in the Netherlands. Following the terrorist attacks in France and Belgium, the Dutch government during the Netherlands’ presidency of the European Union developed a Roadmap to increase and improve the exchange of information between European states. Mr. Schoof will present the Roadmap and discuss its implications and potential for preventing further strikes inside of Europe.
Brig. General Francis Taylor (Ret.) is the Undersecretary for Intelligence and Analysis for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Prior to his appointment on April 14, 2014, Brig. General Taylor was the Vice President and CSO of General Electric, and held senior positions within the government for 35 years. Brig. General Taylor will discuss the implications of the Roadmap authored by Mr. Schoof, and the current state of information sharing between the EU and the US.
Thomas Sanderson, Director of the CSIS Transnational Threats Project, will moderate the discussion.
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