2020-          Planting designer and Advisor, English Garden, Valbonne (fr) 

2018 - 2019   Planting engineer, Department of engineering, City of Rotterdam 

2015 -           Landscape and planting designer, Hertshooi

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

Teaching role

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