Maartje obtained her bachelor's degree in Economics and Business Economics from Erasmus University, followed by a master's degree in Financial Economics. During her studies, Maartje developed an interest in mergers and acquisitions, which led to a corporate finance internship in the TMT team at ABN AMRO. This experience was followed by an internship at Capital A, where she further deepened her knowledge. After successfully completing her master in 2023, Maartje started at Capital A as an analyst. In this role, her responsibilities include analyzing new investment opportunities and providing portfolio management support.