Infrastructure Architect, Achmea
Gerlof Bril is an Infrastructure Architect for Achmea, a large insurance company based in the Netherlands. He is responsible for architecting integration platforms and infrastructure, including event streaming (Apache Kafka), messaging, event-driven and service-oriented architectures, workload automation, ETL, managed file transfer, and API management — on-prem and in the cloud (Microsoft Azure). Mr. Bril has more than 20 years of experience in the field, starting his career at TNO Defence Research in The Hague, where he held roles ranging from software engineer to technical project manager. He holds a degree in applied mathematics from the University of Twente.