Marcel van Berlo

Organisation: TNO

Position: Program Coordinator


Dr. Marcel van Berlo is a senior program and project manager in the field of human factors and security, and he is the EU Manager Security research at TNO (the Netherlands). Selected topics of interest are crisis management, disaster risk reduction, collaborative intelligence, community resilience, team performance, training and radicalisation. He holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Psychology and Technology from the University of Leuven (Belgium). From 2000-2005 he was coordinating the Team Training research group within TNO, from 2011-2014 he coordinated the Community Resilience business team, and from 2004-2017 he was a senior business developer in the field of human factors and security. Since 2019 Marcel is the chair of the EARTO Security and Defence research Working Group. He is member of the EOS Board of Directors, and member of the editorial board of the Dutch magazine ‘Secondant’ on public safety and security. From 2017-2020 Marcel was the Technical Coordinator of the European research project DRIVER+ which was labelled by REA as a “success story” and selected as one of 10 most impactful, innovation breakthrough projects of 2020 funded by the EC. Within PREPARE, Marcel is member of the Project Committee and the Ethics Committee.