Doctor of Medicine, Maastricht University. Doctor of Philosophy, Maastricht University, 1996.
Cardiologist St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands, since 2001, electrophysiologist, chairman cardiology department, since 2001.
Member of Certificate in Superior Studies, EHRA, NHRA (chairman device complications board 2004, chairman elect).
Married Esther Vogelenzang, June 23, 2000. Children: Anne Josephine, Philippe Robert.