Bert was born and raised in the Netherlands. He speaks Dutch, English, and German. Over the years, he has consistently demonstrated a keen sense for people’s talent and worked in a variety of roles from sales to management. His passion for the development of people combined with his commercial background in Automotive and Engineering is one of many characteristics that contribute to his success as a Director Dutch Desk with YER.
Based out of our Chicago office, Bert is dedicated to the representation of Dutch and European companies. He strives to provide expert advice to clients looking to bridge the gap between the two cultures and markets.
Bert lives with his family in Chicago. He is an avid photographer, loves music and movies. He also enjoys classic cars, playing chess and traveling.