Bachelor in English and French, University Exeter, England, 1981. Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics, University Lancaster, England, 1988.
Teacher English St. John's School, Concepcion, Chile, 1983-1987. Project leader Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, 1988-1989, Lanzhou (China) University, 1989-1990. Teacher training advisor British Council/U. Warsaw, Poland, 1990-1992.
Teacher trainer Hogeschool Windesheim, Zwolle, The Netherlands, 1992-1995. Teacher graduate school education University Leiden, The Netherlands, 1995-2000, University Utrecht, The Netherlands, since 2000. Founder Teacher Development Group, The Netherlands, 1993-1996.
Member International Association Teachers English As Foreign Language (committee teacher development 1992-1998, newsletter editor 1995-1998).
Children: Hugo, India.