Is married and a father to three children. After studying economics at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, he started his career at ABN AMRO in 1996 where he held numerous roles in the corporate bank and retail bank. Since 2006, he held various leadership roles within the bank. The last 6 years he was Director of Corporate Clients where he was responsible for the industries of Transport & Logistics, Leisure, Agri & Food and Energy & Offshore.
After a successful career at ABN AMRO, in 2015 André decided to pursue his passion in assisting clients in financing by setting up his own company. Together with Jeroen Smit he set up Dutch Debt Advisors in 2015.