Party affiliation: Pvda. Labour Party
Higher professional school, 1959. Dutch teaching certificate, 1962. Diplomas in editing, bookstore keeping, 1963.
Graphic School, 1964. Continued professional training editing, 1969. Continued graphic training, 1970.
Marketing and management trainings. 1971; pedagogic teaching certificate, 1979. University of Amsterdam, drs. educational research andrology, 1986.
Spoken languages: English, German.
President PvdA group, town council, 1974-1975. Member Provincial States NorthHolland, 1975-1987. Member First Chamber since 1987.
Professional career: pres., Stichting Uitgeverij NVSH, 1964-1967. Pres., Moussault’s Uitgeverij Limited, 1967-1971. Owner of independent and private business.
Editing, research, advice et cetera, 1971 -. Executive Council Club for Research in Education. Club centre for educational research of UvA.
Helping committee national pillar for creative work with Women. President, board General Higher School Amsterdam. Club board magazine Education for Adults.