Benelux correspondent, based in The Hague, The Netherlands.
From 1990 - 1998: President of the Foreign Press Association in the Netherlands (FPA/BPV). Now: Honorary member of FPA/BPV.
From 1998 - 2004 International President of the Association of European Journalists. Now Honorary President of the EJ.
Founder of ,,De Nieuwe Haagsche Salon.''
European Journalism Award 1997