Hans has as member of the Supervisory Board focus on entrepreneurship and investing. He is deeply involved in, and commiitted to, the Dutch business community. In 1988 Hans founded a wholesale business and industrial service provider which he sold in 2000. Subsequently he became an investor and developed into an advocate for the Dutch SME business community with a strong connection with the politics in The Hague. He was Chairman of MKB Nederland (SME Netherlands) and founded in 2013 a new independent business organization; ONL voor Ondernemers. Hans is further active as advisor and (supervisory) board member at several companies and initiatives. He is a frequent speaker relating to business topics.