Master of Science, Cranfield University, England, 1997.
Deputy weapon engineering officer Her Netherlands Majesty's Ship van Nes, Den Helder, Netherlands, 1984—1989. Developer mine warfare gaming system Belgium Netherlands Mine Warfare School, Ostend, 1989—1992. Weapon engineering officer Her Netherlands Majesty's Ship van Amstel, Den Helder, 1992—1993, Her Netherlands Majesty's Ship Abraham van der Hulst, Den Helder, 1993—1995, Her Netherlands Majesty's Ship Willem van der Zaan, Den Helder, 1997—1998.
Head combat systems division of the technical department Center Automation of Mission-Critical Systems, 1998—2000. Lecturer radar systems and data communication Royal Netherlands Naval College, since 2000. Consultant in field; Commander Netherlands Navy, 2000-2005.
Deacon Netherlands Protestant Church, Anna Paulowna, Netherlands, 1998—2004. Secretary school participation board Protestant Primary Education School, Breezand, Netherlands, 1997—2001.
Married Ans Janssen, February 6, 1987. 1 child Sanneke Deborah.