Work — ProjectsEducation — Other


Freelance Projects

2016 – present

Product owner / product manager

I’ve been working as a Product Owner, Product Manager, Project Manager on websites, web apps and software.

I’ve worked for a variety of clients including Magnit Global, bol.com, JDE Peet’s, Custodigit AG (Switzerland), VZ Games (Latvia), and more.


2022 – present

Rate Database for Freelancers

Together with my co-founder, I created a rate database, where freelance software developers can share and compare their rate. Take a look at Lancebase.io

Enter Network

2018 – present

Community for Entrepreneurs

With Enter Network I’m on a mission to connect 1 million entrepreneurs. We do this with meetups, masterminds, and much more. See our website for more info.

Ministry of Economic Affairs

2015 – 2016

Policy Officer

In the past, I worked at the Directorate International & European Affairs for the Minister of Economic Affairs. 

Personal Projects

Good Guy

2021 – present

DJ & Music Producer

Under the moniker Good Guy, I make techno music on Soundcloud in my spare time.


2019 – present

BLOG & Newsletter

I’ve written over 20 blog articles and issued over 10 newsletters on freelancing, entrepreneurship, happiness, and more. All on this blog (and the Unrestricted newsletter).

Finhash Network

2018 – 2019


I wrote a weekly newsletter on blockchain technology in the financial industry for nearly 600 subscribers — for 44 weeks.

Lowland Living

2016 – 2017

E-commerce: Gummy Bear Molds

Lowland Living was a brand selling privately labeled gummy bear molds on Amazon. These were sampled and imported from China, to be sold in the US.

All About Chairs

2016 – 2017

Amazon Affiliate Website 

The website allaboutchairs.com provided information to prospective (office) chair buyers — earning revenue as an Amazon affiliate.


Master The Mix

2022 – 2024

Music Producer Education

  • I’m following a year-long education to learn all about music production.



PRINCE2 Foundation

  • Certified in PRINCE2 Foundation project management.


2019 – 2020

Data scientist with Python track 

  • Learned some data science using Python and several Python libraries




Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO 1)

  • Completed Product Owner training, and passed the scrum.org PSPO 1 exam.



2018 – 2019

Courses in finance & financial modeling

  • 4 Course Specialization: Business and Financial Modeling (Wharton Business School).
  • Course: Financial Markets (Yale University)


London School of Economics

2014 – 2015

Master of International Political Economy

Courses in Economic Diplomacy, Entrepreneurship, Chinese, among others

Thesis: China as a New International Lender of Last Resort — Chinese State Loans in Latin-America


Sciences Po Paris

2013 – 2014

Master Of International Public Management

Courses in Business and Trade Law, Leadership, Statistics, Accounting (in French), French, Chinese (in French), among others

University College Roosevelt

2010 – 2013

Bachelor In International relations

Courses in International Relations, International Law, Rhetoric & Argumentation, Statistics, French

    Thesis: Euroscepticism and the Eurozone Crisis


    Other pastimes

    I enjoy making electronic music (techno, deep house) with Ableton


    Dutch, English, quite some French, quite some Spanish, quite some Chinese, and a little bit of German

    Book Recommendation

    The Right It – Why So Many Ideas Fail and how to Make Sure Yours Succeed (Savoia)