A Dutch national, studied law in Tilburg The Netherlands but soon after ventured in enterprises around the world.
In 1999 he set sail on a sabbatical that, after 4 years sailing in the Caribbean would bring him to Curacao.
It was time for a new venture. He saw The Ritz building in shambles, but recognized its vast potential.
His dedication and drive have brought The Ritz Village back to life and glory.