Vincent completed a double BA in Media Studies and Linguistics from Utrecht University with extra courses in International Relations and Crisis Diplomacy at UC Berkeley and Utrecht University. He is currently completing his MSc in Crisis and Security Management: Governance of Crisis at the Institute of Global Affairs, University of Leiden. At present, he is also finishing his Strategic Policy Unit internship at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he looked for possible intersections between public policy and academics.
Apart from having a keen interest in the polarisation of society and the inclusion of extremist thinkers through rhetoric and policy, Vincent is interested in security policy and sub-Saharan cultures and geopolitics. Being born and raised in the Netherlands, Vincent speaks Dutch but also English and Italian, with an intermediate Spanish and German.