Degree in marine engineering, Amsterdam Marine Engineers College, 1946. Degree in marine engineering, Amsterdam Marine Engineers College, 1954.
Engineer Netherlands Navigation Company, Rotterdam, 1946—1956, chief engineer, 1956—1958. Suprvising engineer Vinke & Company, 1958—1960, assistant to president, 1960—1962. President, manager Power Engineering, Incorporated, New York Orleans, 1963—1966, Oosterhuis Industries, Inc., Belle Chasse, from 1966.
Board directors Marine Engineering Inc., Marine Financing Corporation, American Brons Corporation.
Member of Vereniging Technici Scheepvaart Gebied, Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Propeller Club (New Orleans).
Married Adriana Theresa VanRoey, March 26, 1956. 1 child Patrick Herman.