Studied Library and Information Science at the Frederik Muller Academie in Amsterdam (1975-1978) Library assistant at the Dutch Maritime Museum in Amsterdam (1979-1987). Coordinator of the documention department at the Dutch section of Amnesty International (1987-2001) Teacher (thesaurus and similar systems) at GO Opleidingen, The Hague (1996-1999)
Started to work at the IISH in 2001 as assistant archivist. From December 1, 2010 manager metadata of the Collection Processing & Public Services Department. Since 2014 Head of the Collection Processing and Access Department.
Courses: Project Management (2009) PR, Publicity and Marketing (2000) Information Management (1999) Record Management (1994-1995)