XPRIZE / Online Community Manager

Jun 2018 – Present

Creating and managing expert communities to support the foundation’s impact research and prize designs.

Atlantic Sentinel / Founder and Chief Editor

Nov 2009 – Present

Writing, editing and commissioning stories. Leading branding, marketing and social-media efforts.

GeoQuant / Political Risk Consultant

Oct 2017 – May 2018

Daily political-risk assessments for France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom.

School of International Futures / Online Community Manager

Apr 2017 – Sep 2017

Led an online interactive research project about political trends in Latin America, including platform customization, recruitment and user supervision.

Wikistrat / Project Manager

Jan 2014 – Feb 2017

Developed and led complex interactive scenario-building, policy formulation and red-teaming exercises as well as intelligence monitoring services and wargames for Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton, USAFRICOM, and others.

The Prague Post / Europe Correspondent

Jan – Jul 2013

De Dagelijkse Standaard / News Editor

Oct 2011 – Jul 2014


Leiden University / MPhil History of European Expansion and Globalization

2009 – 2011

Leiden University / BA History

2006 – 2009