Masters degree in History from the University of Leiden, The Netherlands with studies in Air & Space Law and Computer Sciences.
Started aviation career with AAR Corp. in 1990 in the Netherlands, with subsequent postings in Singapore, London England and Garden City New York.
Joined Liebherr-Aerospace in 2003 in Saline, Michigan. Has overseen plant expansions to accommodate growth in 2006, 2012 and 2016. Current facilities of 160,000 sqf.
Providing customer service, technical support and component maintenance under FAR145 for the Americas and assembly/light manufacturing under FAR Part21.