Education

  • VWO (pre-university education), Rodenborch-college, Rosmalen 1982 - 1989
  • Propaedeutic + Doctoral phase - History including Policy & Administration, University of Nijmegen 1989 -1995
  • Post-academic course “Local Social Security in Transition”, University of Twente in cooperation with Divosa Practitioner in NLP, Menz Institute for communication and development, 2012 - 2013
  • Post-academic course “Local Social Security in Transition”, University of Twente in cooperation with Divosa Practitioner in NLP, Menz Institute for communication and development, 2012 - 2013
  • Professional coach, Academy for Psychodynamics, 2013 - 2014

Career

  • Employee of the European Movement in the Netherlands (internship), The Hague 1995
  • Social Affairs policy officer, municipality of Beuningen 1996 - 1997
  • Welfare policy officer, municipality of Geldermalsen 1997 - 2000
  • Society senior policy officer, municipality of Geldermalsen 2000 - 2001
  • Work, Healthcare and Income policy officer, municipality of Eindhoven 2001 -2002
  • Resident Affairs service strategic policy advisor, municipality of Arnhem 2002 -2007
  • Healthcare and Welfare policy manager, municipality of Helmond 2007 - 2010
  • Management advisor, trainer and coach at Veldman management and advice 2010 - 2014