Future Forces Forum
Future Forces Exhibition 2016
NATO Industrial Advisory Group (NIAG)
2018-2019 Chairman NATO Industrial Advisory Group
2017 - : Senior Advisor EU Affairs at the Foundation for Netherlands Defence and Security Industries (NIDV).
2006- 2017: Ministry of Defence, NATO business development manager.
2002-2005: Vice Chairman Western European Armaments Group (WEAG), Brussels
1995-2002: MoD NL, Head of the Department for International Relations within the Office of the NL National Armaments Director (NAD), encompassing all bilateral, NATO and European relations as well as export support to NL defence industries.
1989-1995: NL Permanent Representation to NATO, Brussels, responsible for NATO Consultation, Command and Control (NATO C3).
1985-1989 MoDNL, Policy Advisor for International Relations within the Office of the National Armaments Director (Directorate-General for Materiel).
He holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the Delft University of Technology (1976).
He graduated from the NATO Defence College Senior Officers Course nr 66 (1985) and the NL Defence Top Management Course (2000). Also he attended the Session Européenne des Responsables d’Armement (SERA 8). In addition, from 1996 - 2010 he served as NL Board member of the SERA and from 2002- 2010 as the President of the SERA (Alumni) Association.
He is a member of both the Allied Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Chapter The