Born and educated in Holland, Herman moved to live and work in the UK in 1976. He joined Lindum Group Ltd in 1985.
Lindum Group Ltd is a unique construction group, owned by its employees. The group has over 600 employees and has consistently been listed as the highest ranked Construction company in the in the Sunday Times Best Companies Awards.
After 30 years in the role of Group Finance Director, Herman now acts as Company Secretary. He is involved with strategic planning for the group, as well as marketing, acquisitions, venture management and special projects.
He has significant experience in a range of business sectors where he has held a number of directorships and is particularly involved in encouraging and providing support for new, innovative business ventures, including the creation of managed workspace for fledgling companies.
Herman is passionate about education and is committed to promoting ways in which businesses, and particularly the Lindum Group, can engage with young people and education providers to help and support quality learning and progression into work.
Herman has been a Lincoln City fan since he moved to Lincoln and he regularly took his mother (a big Ajax Amsterdam supporter) to the Imps matches, so that she could experience proper football. He joined the Board in April 2018.