Anton Buijs was born in Emmeloord on 27 November 1956. He started his career in Amsterdam as final editor at Wordt Vervolgd, Amnesty International’s monthly publication. Since 1979, he has worked as an editor on various trade and management journals at Kluwer Publishers in Deventer. In 1986, he moved to Esso Nederland (ExxonMobil) where he held various communications positions, most recently as Communications Manager at ExxonMobil Benelux. Anton Buijs has been Communications & Public Affairs Manager at GasTerra since 01 August 2009.