Eric founded the Dutch pharmaceuticals company CannNEXT BV, based in Amsterdam. For the past 18 years, he has been a board member and management consultant for international companies including ING Bank and JP Morgan. As a board member of Amtrada, an international trading firm, he was responsible for strategy and executing a reorganization in 2015. The following year, as a board member of international commodity trading company Daarnhouwer, he was responsible for strategy and IT. Previously he worked in management positions at ABN AMRO and IBM Corp.