John Boeren (1973) studied Constitutional Law and History of Law at Tilburg University, and Archival Studies at The Hague School for Archivists, both in The Netherlands. He worked several years at the Tilburg Archives, mainly as a manager of the Services and Education Department. He served the mayors of Tilburg and Goirle until 2018. Since 1988 he is a genealogist, a professional since 2015. He regularly gives lectures in genealogy methods, and is an instructor for genealogy courses.
He was on the national board of NGV (Dutch Association for Genealogy) and the board of ISFHWE (International Society of Family History Writers and Editors). He currently serves as a board member of APG (Association of Professional Genealogists) and THE Genealogy Show, and as president of the Academy for Genealogy in the Netherlands.
He has 30+ years experience in genealogical and historical research in Dutch and Belgian archives.