Experienced consultant with a background in substance and communication. Extensive experience with public communication, representation of interests, policy analysis and education.
Holds a Master of Science in Economics and Agricultural Politics at Wageningen University & Research. Has worked in Parliament (Tweede Kamer) for over 12 years, as financial policy officer, advisor to several CDA-party leaders and as the Secretary during the formation of the Balkenende I and II cabinets. Has 5 years’ experience as the spokesman of the Dutch Finance Minister and, as such, was closely involved in the introduction of the Euro.
Has worked as an independent consultant since 2008, supporting a wide range of clients with their representation of interests. Guest teacher at University of Applied Science Leiden and co-author of a book on public communication.