Els Deerenberg studied at the University of Amsterdam. Before joining Hart advocaten as know how manager, she works as senior legal counsel for a well-known bank, the Dutch Central Bank, a pension fund and as interim senior legal counsel for various financial institutions. Els is a specialist in financial regulatory law.
In addition to practicing law, Els publishes for Wolters Kluwer's Groene Serie en Lexplicatie.
Els is a member of the Association of Financial Law (Vereniging voor Financieel Recht).