The armiger Graduated in 1991 at Horiton Wemmel in Belgium and obtained Diplomas in Business Management and as an Hotelier. He has had the honour of catering for the late King Boudewijn and Queen Fabiola of Belgium.
He is fluent in a number of languages including Dutch/Flemish, French, English, German, Spanish and Italian. His interests extend to History, Archery (presently training in the skills of the longbow), Jousting, Medieval Times, Formula 1, Travel and Cooking.
He is a Knight of the St Maria Magdalena Order.