Past experience as Finance Minister February 2010 – November 2012. Responsible within the Dutch Government for the Budget, Treasury, general financial economic policies, financial markets including banking and insurance, financial stability including supervisory responsibility for the Dutch Central Bank, accounting policies, Eurozone policies and International Financial Institutions (including IMF, World Bank)
As State Secretary of Finance form February 2007 – February 2010 responsible for all Tax and Customs policies, the Tax and Revenue Administration, Royal Dutch Mint and State Owned property.
Past experience as entrepreneur from 1992 – 2010 in internet related industry responsible for the overall management and governance. Setting up, develop and manage businesses, markets and product innovation strategies.