Born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Attended the Royal Military School and served in the Netherlands Army Medical Troops for 7 years. Studied Geography and Economic Development in Amsterdam and New Delhi and Sustainable aquaculture/fish biology at the University of Saint Andrews. Interim Manager and project Manager for industrial infrastructure projects and IT infrastructure projects in The Netherlands, USA, China and Saudi Arabia. in 2015 migrated from China to Faial and started the OceanDragon real estate company one year later. Has a passion for finding the right properties, renovations and offering good advice as well as tinkering with technological problems.