Resume

EXPERIENCE
Founder

Hedgehog Capital • 1/2014 — present

Precious Metals Analyst

GoldRepublic • 6/2013 — present

Founder & Chairman

Pierson & Templeton Foundation • 1/2014 — present

Financial Advisor

ABN AMRO • 3/2010 — 9/2010


EDUCATION
PhD in Economics

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
2013 — 2015

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

CFA Institute
2014 — 2016

Master in Austrian Economics

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
2011 — 2012

Master in Marketing

Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2009 — 2011

Bachelor in Economics

Hogeschool INHOLLAND, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2005 — 2009


INTERNSHIPS
Product Marketing

ING Wholesale Banking, Amsterdam, the Netherlands • 2/2009 — 9/2009

Assistant Congress Coordinator

MCI Group, Buenos Aires, Argentina • 1/2008 — 7/2008


EXTRA
CURRICULAR
Translating Human Action by Ludwig von Mises into Dutch

The Netherlands • 8/2012 — present

Blogging on Economics & Investing

OlavDirkmaat.com, Globaliteit.nl • 9/2010 — present

Giving Guest Lectures on Investing

ROC Flevoland, the Netherlands • 5/2010


AWARDS
Best Marketing Thesis of Amsterdam 2012

What Austrian Business Cycle Theory Teaches Us: The Role of Innovation and Advertising during Recession (Grade: 8.5)


LANGUAGES

Dutch • English • Spanish • Portuguese (basic)