Experience

Atlantic Sentinel

Owner and Chief Editor

Atlantic Sentinel

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.

School of International Futures

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.

Wikistrat

Project Manager

Wikistrat

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

News Editor

De Dagelijkse Standaard

Oct 2011 — Jul 2014

Responsible for daily coverage of Dutch politics and foreign affairs.

The Prague Post

Europe Correspondent

The Prague Post

Jan 2013 — Jul 2013

Responsible for Central and Western European politics and Russia.

Education

Leiden University

Leiden University

MPhil History of European Expansion and Globalization

2009 — 2011

Leiden University

Leiden University

BA History

2006 — 2009