- German native speaker
- Self-employed/freelance translator of Dutch/English/French – German, since 1999
- Translator training programmes at ITV University of Applied Sciences for Translation and Interpreting and SIGV Institute of Court Interpreters and Translators.
- Sworn in as a translator before the District Court of Almelo in 1999.
- Registered in the Netherlands Registor of Sworn Interpreters and Translators (Rbtv) under number 593.
- Member of:
- Executive committee of Stichting Vertalersforum