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I began reading English literature at secondary school and never stopped (with thanks to Inke Dam-Knook). I studied English at Utrecht University and wrote my PhD dissertation about the English writer A.S. Byatt there. It was published in England and the United States (A.S. Byatt: art, authorship, creativity. Palgrave, 2001).

I subsequently became a university lecturer in English literature. In 2000 I established my own company English for Professionals, one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life!

The work I do enables me to combine three things: my interest in the development of people, my love of English culture, language, and literature, and my background in academia.

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