Arent Fock (1960) holds a BA in Biology from the University of Amsterdam and an MBA from Erasmus’ Rotterdam School of Management. After working in finance and consultancy, Arent started his first business in 1994. He has helped build several businesses since. Until 2003 he was an executive board member at Kamps AG, Europe’s largest bakery group based in Düsseldorf. Arent since founded Foreman Capital – a private equity outfit based in Amsterdam, fully funded by the firm’s partners, with a focus on mid-sized businesses in Northern Europe. Next to for-profit interests, Arent holds various not-for-profit board seats, including positions at the European Cultural Foundation, the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds and Vereniging Rembrandt. Arent and his family currently live in the Zurich area.