Camil was born in 1964 in Nuenen in the province of Brabant. He is married and has two children, a son and a daughter. Camil studied French at the Utrecht University. During his study he spent a year to attend lectures at the Montpellier University (FRA). Camil is honorary consul for Chad in the Netherlands and board member of the Brabant Association of Honorary Consuls. His hobbies are: soccer, reading and politics.