• Manager Business Development & Marketing

    at Allen & Overy LLP

    October 2013 - September 2019

    Provincie Noord-Holland

    In my role as the Manager of the Business Development & Marketing (BD&M) team, my responsibilities included managing the BD&M team (10 FTE), delivering partners and fee earners proactive advice and ensuring excellent execution in the (inter)national commercial strategy of the firm. I ensured that the team provides consistent advice and its execution involves a broad array of business development and client relationship management objectives to meet the business' needs and strategy. I was actively involved in client-facing dialogues on the firm’s commercial performance. I was generating and seeking out potential new opportunities and identify challenges, which could be solved using advanced pricing, (legal) project management, alternative resourcing, legal technology and to implement those solutions with our clients. please refer to CV for full text

  • Marketing Executive

    at Simmons & Simmons LLP

    April 2011 - October 2013

    Provincie Noord-Holland

    In my role as a marketing executive, my responsibilities included delivering innovative and value-added marketing and business development support to fee earners in all sectors and practice areas. I ensured that all key marketing and communication objectives of the firm were achieved by developing business plans and tailoring marketing approaches for managing our senior stakeholders and clients. I was actively involved in maintaining existing business relationships and creating new opportunities for establishing contacts with target clients. I achieved this by developing a positive, friendly and strong consultation approach to the marketing and business development objectives of the firm and as an integral team member.

  • Business Development Executive (secondment)

    at Simmons & Simmons LLP

    August 2012 - November 2012


    I supported the Asset Management & Investment Funds and Financial Institutions business areas.

  • Lawyer (advocaat) Litigation & Dispute Resolution / M&A Corporate

    at Clifford Chance LLP

    August 2007 - November 2010

    Provincie Noord-Holland

    In my role as a lawyer, I dealt with various aspects of transactions such as reviewing, preparing and negotiating documents, including due diligence reports during mergers, (public) acquisitions and private equity investments. I represented several clients and prepared litigation documents for (inter)national courts of various instances in the field of corporate and commercial litigation, international arbitration and intellectual property proceedings. My experience included: Advising in relation to the legal demerger of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Advising ING Bank N.V. in relation to the Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., et al., Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Proceedings Representing Vodafone in various litigation proceedings in the Netherlands Coordinating paralegals and trainees during an international regulatory investigation, representing ING Bank N.V.


  • NIMA-B

    at SRM

    2011 - 2012 (1 year) Provincie Noord-Holland

  • Qualified Lawyer

    at Bar Association, Amsterdam

    2007 - 2010 (3 years) Provincie Noord-Holland

  • Master of Laws

    at University of Groningen

    2001 - 2007 (6 years) Provincie Groningen


  • Dutch Native

  • German Conversation

  • Spanish Conversation

  • French Elementary

  • English Negotiation