Dutch, born in Jakarta, Indonesia. Twentyfive plus years of business experience in change management and internationalisation in diverse types of industries. Positions held: Founding Dean of Amsterdam School of International Business in The Netherlands. Senior Vice President at ABNAMRO and founding board member of ABNAMRO Mellon joint-venture. Senior Consultant at EY working for the financial service sector. CEO and co-founder of Pharmeon, an internet solutions provider for the healthcare sector.
Before that worked as independent consultant for companies like SAP Germany; Alstom United Kingdom/ China; GE Capital France, United Kingdom and Italy, and Teva Pharmaceuticals Netherlands / Germany.
MSc Anthropology at University of Amsterdam. Thesis: Urban Planning in Stockholm, Sweden
PhD candidate. Research area: Chinese Entrepreneurial Diaspora Networks in Europe