Julia Vincke

Vice President Security

BASF Group, Germany

Julia Vincke is a criminologist and senior executive with extensive international expertise and leadership in the field of security. Since 2022 she holds the position as Vice President Security at BASF Group.

Over the past 25 years, she gathered experience in various leadership and management functions within the Lower Saxony Police Force, during foreign assignments as well as on corporate level. During this period, Julia worked for the German Police Project Team (GPPT) in Afghanistan in 2012 as well as for the European Union Border Management Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya) in 2014. Since 2015 she has been holding leadership roles in the field of Corporate Security in several commercial enterprises including the retail, automotive and chemical sector. Her main focus is on topic areas such as public security, international security, security strategies, risk management, crisis management and geopolitics.

Julia obtained an international MA in Criminal Justice, Governance and Police Science in 2015 at Ruhr-University-Bochum, in her master’s thesis she explored Libya’s border crisis in the post-revolution era.

Julia is author, lecturer, and speaker on security topics, especially on women in security which is a matter of the heart to her.  Furthermore, she is an active member of national and international security associations and networks such as Allianz für Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft (ASW), Global Player Initiative, Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) and International Security Management Association (ISMA).