Dick Schoof is the Head of the AIVD since November 2018. From 2013 to 2018 he served as National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism. Prior to that he held a number of different positions, including Director General for the Police, Director General for Public Safety and Security, Managing Director of the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND), and deputy Secretary General with the Ministry of Justice. Mr Schoof holds a Master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Nijmegen.