(Netherlands) lives in Istanbul and joined ESI as an intern in August 2011, becoming an analyst in October 2011. He studied philosophy and literature theory at the University of Amsterdam, specialising in political philosophy. He also spent one semester as a visiting student at Bogazici University (Turkey). He has worked for Perdu, an Amsterdam-based poetry foundation and theatre, where he organised literary events. At ESI he has focused on civil-military relations in Turkey.