Education

  • Pre-university education, Roman Catholic Lyceum De Grundel, Hengelo 1986-1992
  • BA Economics and Statistics with European Studies, University of Exeter 1992-1996
  • Erasmus year in Rome 1994-1995
  • PhD Economics, in Florence at the European University Institute 1996-2003

Career

  • University of InsubriĆ«, Varese (Italy) 2000-2002
  • Postgraduate econometrics, University of Amsterdam 2002-2004
  • Member of the House of Representatives 2003-June 2010
  • Member of the House of Representatives since 26 ctober 2010