Christian studied Software engineering at the HBO in Eindhoven where he got his BSc degree. After that he left for Utrecht to study Applied Computing Science at Utrecht University focusing on computational intelligence. After graduating he worked for almost 3 years at Utrecht University as scientific programmer in a project on social robotics. The project ran in the Intelligent Systems group and had a strong relation with agent technology. He is currently working as scientific programmer in the Computer-Aided Diagnosis group, working on imageXplorer, which is developed by this group.