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.

GeoQuant

Political Risk Consultant

GeoQuant

Oct 2017 — Present

Assessing political risk in France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.

School of International Futures

Community Manager

School of International Futures

Apr 2017 — Present

Leading online interactive research projects, including platform customization, user supervision and recruitment.

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.

The Prague Post

Europe Correspondent

The Prague Post

Jan 2013 — Jul 2013

Responsible for Central and Western European politics and Russia.

De Dagelijkse Standaard

News Editor

De Dagelijkse Standaard

Oct 2011 — Jul 2014

Responsible for daily coverage of Dutch politics and foreign affairs.

Education

Leiden University

Leiden University

MPhil History of European Expansion and Globalization

2009 — 2011

Leiden University

Leiden University

BA History

2006 — 2009