Ger (1970) studied history and communication at the University of Groningen. After his studies he moved to Berlin, where he worked as a team supervisor, process specialist, and as a freelance editor. In 2007 he obtained his certificate as Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
From 2016, he will be working at Huygens ING as a data curator in the Digital Data Management department. Among other things, he works on structuring and cleaning up the data set of the Digital Science Centre and the Biographical Portal.