Occupational physician specialized in clinical occupational medicine and occupational diseases. Areas of expertise: occupational lung diseases and industrial toxicology. After retirement at the Netherlands Centre of Occupational Diseases (NCvB) in 2012, working at the Netherlands Institute Clinical Occupational Medicine (IKA-Ned). Board member of Dutch Society of Clinical Occupational Medicine. Former member of Dutch Expert Group on Occupational Safety (DECOS) of the Health Council of the Netherlands.