Jaap is a driven and experienced entrepreneur with a niche in nautical related businesses.
After studying at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate, he started his career at international real estate advisor CB Richard Ellis in Amsterdam. After 2.5 years of working for this organization, he exchanged his employment for entrepreneurship by taking over a leading Amsterdam canal tour company. This step formed the basis for participations in several companies which ultimately led to the start of Nautic Capital.
The portfolio of companies in which Jaap plays an active role with Nautic Capital consists of E-Harbour, Nautix Amsterdam, Aeme-Stelle Uithoorn, Pep Paal, AORTA Logistics and Gosto Oegstgeest.
Jaap lives in Amsterdam with his wife and 3 children.