Born in Amsterdam as the youngest son of an esteemed opera stage designer and a costume designer, the world of the arts has never been strange to him.
Studied art and teaching Visual Arts at the Tilburg Academy.
Lived in various cities in the Netherlands working for various art-related organizations. Specialized with a broad knowledge of contemporary art on national and international level in all fields
Started working at Kunst.nl in 2001 in the function of art depot administrator and the creator of an art collection for companies. Companies such as Hogan Lovell, Spencer Stuart, the Central Bureau for Statistics and the Dutch Data Protection Authority. Kunst.nl is the largest art rental company in the Benelux.