2020- Moved to Grasse, (fr)
2018 - 2019 Planting engineer, Dep. of Engineering, City of Rotterdam,
2015 - Landscape and planting designer, Hertshooi (before Stadshoveniers),
2017 Planting Design Degree, London College of Garden Design,
2004 -2018 Head gardener & teacher, Kortenbos Educational Garden, City of The Hague,
2004 General landscaper, internship, Gemeente Amsterdam Zuideramstel
2003 General landscaper, internship, Hoek Hoveniers
2002 -2004 General Landscaping Degree, Frederiksoord
1998 -2002 Trainer IT applications, self employed
1996 -1998 IT consultant, CMG
1990 -1996 Master degree Public Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Projects other than design
2018 Support and advising role on green neighbourhood initiatives, city of Amsterdam Nieuw-West.
2015 Initiator and support of neighbourhood maintenance project, Anrooijbuurt, Amsterdam Zuid
2017 Support and advising role on neighbourhood project, Donarstraat
2016 Feasibility study for a specialised plant nursery inside the city of Amsterdam
2018 Planting design course, Ontwerp Academie, Utrecht.
2016 Small City Gardening for beginners, Stichting SOZ, Amsterdam Zuid / de Pijp
2004- 2018 Gardening & Environmental Education, City of The Hague (Primary school, age 9 to 12)
1998 - 2002 IT classes, for various training companies.
Volunteerwork / side jobs
1998 -2002 Tourguide, Botanical Garden of Amsterdam (De Hortus)
2000 Volunteer, Botanical garden, Chicago, VS
1998 -2002 Tourguide, mountain trekkings, Intertrek The Hague