Anne de Vries finished the Bachelor Language and Cultural Studies with a specialisation in Theatre Science and Art Management and Art Policy. After his Bachelor he finished the Master Art Management and Art Policy at Utrecht University, The Netherlands. Beside studying he was a very active person. For instance in different committees of his study assciation, as a board member of ‘het Alertfonds’, as production leader of a musical group and he was initiator and organisor of four intercontinantal exhibitions. During the Master Art Management and Art Policy Anne worked as gallery assistant in Grant Gallery in New York City. After this he worked at ‘Bureau Spoorbouwmeester’ (Dutch Railways), ‘het Academisch Medisch Centrum’ (Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam) en the art collection of ING.