Eric's now 30-year career can be typified with three concepts: discipline, control practice and quality. Eric is responsible for Quality and Professional Technology within RSM as head of the Technical Services Department. As a senior audit partner, he also acts as external auditor on a number of dossiers, mostly related to the Transport and Logistics sector.
Strongly linked to his preference for Professional Technology is his connection with a number of knowledge institutes, being the accountancy course of Maastricht University, the Research Group 'Optimizing Knowledge-intensive Business Processes' and the PhD-school of Open Universiteit. At this latter institute, Eric is working on a PhD project 'Automating the Auditor', in which he mainly focuses on Blockchain, Fintech, Going concern assessment, Continuous Auditing and Audit Quality.
Since Eric is convinced that the accountant of the future will have to possess IT knowledge to a very large extent, he has invested over the past years in training for CISA (IT auditor) and C | CISO (security officer).