Politician who has gained fame as the Leader of GroenLinks within the Netherland's House of Representatives. He first assumed this post in 2015 after serving as a House of Representatives member since 2010.
He studied social work at the Avans University of Applied Sciences between 2006-2009.
He was nominated as a European Young Leader in 2018 for his political engagement. He was elected to the Social Economic Council in 2009 at age 23, and became the then-youngest ever sitting member.
He and his wife Jolein have three sons together.
He served in the Netherlands' House of Representatives during Mark Rutte's tenure as Prime Minister.