Doctor of Philosophy, University Groningen, 1988. Certified in industrial and organizational psychology, University Groningen, 1976.
Management consultant Delleman Foundation, Grongingen, Netherlands, 1978—1989. Associate professor Eindhoven (Netherlands) University of Technology, since 1989. Consultant Risk Management Associates, Eindhoven, since 1995.
Senior fellow Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies.
Vice chair supervisor board Social Relief Organization, Eindhoven, since 2000. Member of European Academy Management (associate).
Married Sietske Jantina Faber, December 9, 1977. Children: Martijn, Dorien.