Antecedentia is founded by John Boeren (*1973) from Tilburg, the Netherlands.
He studied at Tilburg Law School and at the School for Archivists in The Hague. For almost ten years he worked at the Regional Archives in Tilburg, mainly as a manager of the Department for Research Services and Education. Currently he is working as a part-time consultant for local governments.
Since 1988 he is engaged with genealogy and other forms of historical research. All those years he has been an instructor for genealogy courses. He regularly gives lectures about genealogy or local history. He has published articles in books and magazines.
He is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the National Genealogical Society (NGS), the Society of Genealogists (SoG), the Dutch Centre for Family History (CBG), the Dutch Genealogical Society (NGV), the Belgian Familiekunde Vlaanderen (FV) and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE).