Time FrameCourseLocation
2003-2005MSc Aquaculture & FisheriesWageningen University
1999-2003BSc BiologyLeiden University
1993-1999Secondary SchoolJohan de Witt-Gymnasium, Dordrecht

Work Experience

Time FrameFunction/TopicFirm
September 2005Working on an article, ornamental fish culture in the Netherlands, for 'Aquacultuur', magazine of NEVEVI (Nederlandse Vereniging van Viskwekers) and NGvA (Nederlands Genootschap voor Aquacultuur). 
March 2005Course Assistent 'Fish Reproduction Course'Wellant College, Houten (the Netherlands)
2004-2005Internship: potential of business development in the Dutch ornamental fishculture industry.LEI (landbouw-economisch instituut), departement Wageningen
December 2003 & August 2000SCUBA trips to Zambia and Tanzania, collecting and exporting Cichlid fish species from Lake Tanganyika for the ornamental fish industry. 
July 2003Review paper on the inter- and intraspecific social relations of Petrochromis and Tropheus species in Lake Tanganyika, Eastern Africa. 
February-July 2003Internship: Behavioural experiments on cichlid fish species (from southern Lake Victoria, Tanzania), raised in a laboratory under hypoxic conditions.IBL (Instituut Biologie Leiden, Universiteit Leiden)