Arnt studied mechanical engineering at the Delft University of Technology and graduated in process equipment. Arnt joined De Vries & Metman in 1999. Before that, he worked at the patent department of Akzo Nobel, mainly in the field of fibres, nonwovens and geotextiles. Arnt’s field of expertise includes mechanical engineering, including process/energy engineering, offshore technology, fibres and fabrics, consumer products, packaging, medical devices, and civil engineering. Arnt is a member of the board of The Netherlands Institute of Patent Attorneys.