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A. Miranda van de Beek

Born in Haarlem (NL), bred in Amstelveen (NL)
now living in Antibes (FR)

Education (Netherlands)
Bachelors degree architecture, Technical University Delft
- General e
ntrepreneurs diploma, specilized in textiles and fabrics
- Basic
diploma bookkeeping (PD)
- Advanced
diploma accounting and financial administration (MBA)
- State
exam financial administration (SPD-1)
- Alliance Francaise, Business French (CFP2)

- Dutch (native speaker)
- English (fluent)
- French (experienced)
- German (experienced)

Professional experience (Netherlands)
- Documentalist with an
architects company (during studies)
- Secretary with an independant architect (during studies)
Manager in a student discount shop (during studies)
- Owner and
manager of a knitting studio and shop
- Accountant/financial administrator
  with an internationaal detective agency, a domestic agency for damage experts
  local chain of outdoor sports shops and an international Japanese company of ship
  repair consultants 
Professional experience (France)
- Owner and manager of an internet shop
- Accounting assistant with a yacht management company


- Origami, folding and designing
  (official teacher for the Japanese society NOA and the Dutch society OSN, editor in
  chief for the OSN jouth magazine, chosen folder for the yearly OSN convention and
  treasurer of the OSN board for many years)
- Knitting and designing knitting
  (patterned pullovers, baby clothing,
cuddly toys etc.)
- Collecting bears
  (all sorts and sizes as long as they
resemble a real live bear)

- Collecting Whitefriars glass vases and paperweights