Daphne graduated in 2007 from Utrecht University (the Netherlands), after which she went to New Zealand to work as a companion animal vet and travel through the country. After one year she came back to her homecountry, since then she has been working in a mixed practice. She helped to developed the companion animal section from a one vet show to a 6 vet department and has a special interest in soft tissue surgery.
Since her student years she has been active in different organizations and boards. Currently she is a board member of the NACAM (Netherlands Association for Companion Animal Medicine), where she is responsible for PR & Communication. She is very active on social media, privately but also promoting her practice and the NACAM.