Owner and Chief Editor
Nov 2009 — Present
Helping American readers make sense of European politics and vice versa. Writing, editing and commissioning stories; leading branding and marketing efforts; building partnerships with other publications.
Analyst and Community Manager
School of International Futures
Apr 2017 — Present
The School of International Futures (SOIF) is a not-for-profit institution created to support the use of strategic foresight by international policy officials, business leaders, analysts and activists. SOIF Consulting puts the school’s expertise and resources to work more widely, across the public and private sectors.
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 other clients in the public and private sectors. Consistently delivered on-time and in-budget. Found the right experts for projects. Clearly communicated objectives, set expectations and ensured that client’s needs were met. Recognized as efficient, professional and adding insight and vision.
De Dagelijkse Standaard
Oct 2011 — Jul 2014
Responsible for daily coverage of Dutch politics and foreign affairs.
The Prague Post
Jan 2013 — Jul 2013
Responsible for Central and Western European politics and Russia.
MPhil History of European Expansion and Globalization
2009 — 2011