Work, Consultancy & Projects
1983-1985 Foreign Correspondent in Beijing (Peking), PR of China
1985 Foreign Correspondent in The Hague, The Netherlands. Reporting mainly about:
Benelux-countries for newspapers as well as for radio and TV in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Belgium and The Netherlands.
Together with the Dutch Radio and TV-Station VPRO he created the program:
’The German Connection,’ which he presented as anchorman for five years.
From 1990-1998 President of the Foreign Press Association of the Netherlands
Founder of ,,De Nieuwe Haagsche Salon’’ (2008) The Hague
From 1998 – 2004 International President of the Association of European Journalists. Now Honorary President.
Since 2014: President of the German Cultural Table at Societeit De Witte, The Hague.
2014/2015 Docent at the Haagse Hooge School about Journalism & Democracy Awards: 1997: European Journalism-prize of the EU-Commission 1999: International Communication Award from the Republic of China on Taiwan 2001: Medal: “Proclamation of a United Europe” by Ferdinand Martinenga Foundation, Bratislava, Slovakia
For the Dutch companies: ING-Group and DSM, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of The Netherlands, Winkelman & van Hessen, CGI London, McGraw Hill, New York
Several books about Belgium, China, The Netherlands
Owner of Wine Cellar 1550 in Antwerp, Belgium
Languages: German, English, Dutch