After his graduation in Business Economics VU University (Amsterdam) and an MBA at Notre Dame University (Chicago) Bernt worked several years in financial positions in the Paper Industry.
After this period an eight-years career at ABN AMRO Bank in Corporate Banking, Treasury and Special Credits. During this period he developed international managerial experience for ABN AMRO Bank in the United States (USA) and Dutch Antilles.
In the next four years he worked as a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance & Recovery practice.
His passion and drive to work in a more sustainable relationship-oriented environment resulted in his comeback into the banking sector.
Over the last 14 years he built teams in the wealth management market in the Netherlands both in a leadership role as well as in client relation roles and have built an extensive professional network among Dutch and French Private Wealth clients.