Belle graduated from the VU University of Amsterdam in 2016 with a Masters degree in Human Movement Sciences, completing a term abroad at Manchester Metropolitan University during her studies. She worked for elite hockey team Pinoké Ladies 1st in the Netherlands for four years, as Team Manager and Exercise Physiologist. Before joining Two Circles in 2021, she worked at the VU University doing research in Sports Psychology for the Dutch National Olympic Committee as well as for the research project ‘Training for Excellence’.
Belle has always been a big fan of sports, but her biggest passion is hockey having played it for over 20 years and volunteering at her club in different roles. Now retired from hockey, she spends much of her time playing golf and cycling.