Education

  • Secondary Hotel school
  • Executive training, VVD master class
  • HAVO
  • Various management courses
  • MAVO

Career

  • Owner/director of wholesaler in sports and promotional clothing and advertising lettering company De Waard Sport en Reklame, since 1988
  • Chairman VVD division Assen 1999-2004
  • Chairman VVD Kamercentrale (regional division) Drenthe 2004-2010