Atlantic Sentinel

Founder and Chief Editor
Atlantic Sentinel
Nov 2009 — Present

Helping American readers understand European politics and vice versa. Writing, editing and commissioning stories. Leading branding, marketing and social-media efforts.


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Op-Ed Contributor
Mar 2017 — Present

Writing columns about Dutch and Spanish politics.


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Founder and Chief Editor
Never Was Magazine
Jan 2008 — Present

Managing a small team of writers at this online alternate-history magazine.


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Political Risk Consultant
Oct 2017 — May 2018

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


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Community Manager
School of International Futures
Apr 2017 — Sep 2017

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



Project Manager
Jan 2014 — Feb 2017

Developed and led complex interactive scenario-building, policy formulation and red-teaming exercises as well as intelligence monitoring activities and wargames for Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton, USAFRICOM, and others. Managed hundreds of experts around the world, oversaw the production of 39 reports and edited Wikistrat’s blog.


The Prague Post

Europe Correspondent
The Prague Post
Jan 2013 — Jul 2013

Weekly columns about Central and Western European politics.


De Dagelijkse Standaard

News Editor
De Dagelijkse Standaard
Oct 2011 — Jul 2014

Daily coverage of Dutch politics and foreign affairs.




Leiden University

Leiden University
MPhil History of European Expansion and Globalization
2009 — 2011


Leiden University

Leiden University
BA History
2006 — 2009