Education

  • Pre-university education, Leeuwarden
  • Social Geography (direction Economic geography), University Groningen

Career

  • Policy officer economic affairs, municipality of Leeuwarden 1989-1996
  • Senior policy officer economic affairs, municipality of Leeuwarden 1996-1998
  • Senior advisor governance and management, municipality of Leeuwarden 1998-2001
  • Senior project manager, Groustins 2001-2004
  • Member of city council, VVD Leeuwarden 2002-2011
  • Team leader policy development, municipality of Den Helder 2004-2007
  • Unit manager policy development and projects, municipality of Boarnsterhim 2008-2012
  • Member of Provincial States VVD Frysl├ón 2011-2012