Education

  • Pre-university education 1983-1989
  • Board secretary, Instituut Schroevers, The Hague 1989-1990
  • Art History, University of Utrecht 1992-1998

Career

  • Project assistant section Presentation, Instituut Collectie Nederland, Den Haag 1991
  • Head of section Secretariat, Instituut Collectie Nederland, Den Haag 1992
  • Policy officer, MOGroep (social entrepreneurs’ group), Utrecht 1998-2001
  • Independent art historian 2002-2007
  • Member of city council ChristenUnie, municipality of Veenendaal 2002-2010
  • Member of Provincial States and fraction chairperson ChristenUnie, Utrecht 2007-2012
  • MEP candidate ChristenUnie 2009