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    Curriculum Vitae

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    Personal information:

    • Dutch
    • Born in 1956


    • 2007–present: EIB Inspector General
    • 2000–2005 and 2007: Dutch Ministry of Finance; Deputy Director, Foreign Financial Relations Directorate
    • 2006: World Bank Group Washington, DC; Executive Director
    • 2001–2007: Council of Europe Development Bank, Paris; Member of the Administrative Council for The Netherlands
    • 2002–2007: European Investment Bank (EIB), Luxembourg; Member of the Board of Directors
    • 1997–2000: Dutch Ministry of Finance; Head Multilateral Banks Division
    • 1996–1997: Inter-American Investment Corporation IIC, Washington, DC; Executive Director
    • 1994–1997: Royal Netherlands Embassy Washington, DC; Financial Counsellor
    • 1991–1994: International Monetary Fund Washington, DC; Advisor (1991-1994) to Executive Director
    • 1986–1991: The Netherlands Bank Amsterdam; Economist (International Department)
    • 1983–1984: University of Groningen — Groningen; Research Assistant (Faculty of History)


    • 1992: Financial Programming. IMF Institute, Washington, DC
    • 1988: Post Doctoral qualification in International Economics. Kieler Institut für Weltwirtschaft Kiel (Germany)
    • 1976–1985: MA, History. University of Groningen. Concentration: Contemporary and Economic History. Thesis: “The Policy of the Netherlands on Economic and Monetary Union”
    • 1975–1976: Sociology. University of Groningen
    • 1969–1975: Gymnasium B. St. Janslyceum Den Bosch