Bart grew up and studied in the Netherlands. During his studies, Bart played hockey as a goalkeeper on a national level. Having to rely on your team to win, has shaped his team spirit and performance drive. After studying Technical Business Administration, he began his career at an Engineering Office in the Netherlands as Project Control Engineer, safeguarding projects were executed in a controlled manner. Bart has altered his Dutch ambitions in an international career. In 12 years, he worked in various Project Management and Line Management functions around the world. He has worked in Poland, UK, Vietnam, Malaysia, UAE, Nigeria, and Indonesia. The inspiring work with different cultures has transformed him into a versatile manager able to turn groups into high-performance teams. Bart is the director and Dutch representative for Metabolic Asia.