1952 – Studied in Utrecht and was active in the notarial profession in Amersfoort from 1976 to 2018. He is one of the founders of VBC Notarissen, which in its time grew from a one-man office to the largest independent notary’s office in the Netherlands. As a notary, he literally stood at the cradle of BerkPartners. He specialized in services to family businesses, wealthy individuals and non-profit organizations.
After his retirement in 2018, he still has many other positions where he can use his many years of experience. He is, for example, a supervisory director of a company in the recreation sector, director of several organizations in the field of welfare and culture and director of various capital funds. He has a special preference for the socially relevant use of old (preferably medieval) institutions.